Cooper Harwood

Cause page created in the Health category by Brooklyn Blackler for "Cooper Harwood"

  • $4,520.00 donated
  • 55 generous donors

I wanted to do something to help Mum and Cooper. And hopefully take some stress off things.

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Hello,

I wanted to do something to help Mum and Cooper. And hopefully take some stress off her over the time she's off work during Coopers surgery and healing.

As of 7 weeks ago, mum found a lump in Coopers face. Doctors then sent him for an x ray and CT's the next day. With a biopsy surgery done by cutting across the top of his gums/mouth and into cheek. Results found the tumour he has is an Odontogenic Myxoma in his Sinus Maxilla. It is a rare benign tumour that has a tendency for bone destruction, invasion into surrounding structures, and a relatively high recurrence rate. It is extremely rare in adults and exceptionally rare in infants. His specialist said he is the only one known in New Zealand to have ever had this!

His surgery will be within the next 10 days, as this aggressive tumour needs to be removed as soon as possible. Instead of removing any facial bone as he is so little, his surgeon will try to remove the tumour through the pink part of his eye, nasal cavity, and re open the stitches he has in his gums/mouth and cheek.

While bone is exposed they will apply Carnoy's Solution that promotes a superficial chemical necrosis and is intended to reduce recurrence rates.

PLEASE SEE 'GALLERY' FOR CT SCAN

UPDATE:

Cooper is booked in for surgery Thursday 16th.

Michelle-

Oh my gosh!! We don't know what to say the word THANKYOU doesn't seem big enough or describe how thankful and grateful we are to have ALL OF YOU in our life. We are absolutely blown away. We had kept it quite quiet but The page brokie kindly set up made it public but wow! She set it with a limit enough that it would help out but it's exceeded beyond that so now there will be funds toward future teeth!!! We are just so so grateful for all the help kindness and love ❤️ you are all amazing. I woke up couldn't sleep and re read over All of your wishes and love these are the biggest silver lining ever!!! THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU

All funds raised will go towards helping with hospital stay, travel to and from Maxillofacial Waikato Hospital, and house hold bills while cooper is healing as mum will be off work.

Any left over funds will be put away for Cooper as he will likely need prosthetic teeth and facial re construction surgery.

Page created by:

Brooklyn Blackler

Individual
Waikato

All funds raised benefit:

Cooper Harwood

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Michelle Harwood on behalf of Cooper Harwood.

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This cause page was created on 12 Nov 2017 and closes at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 09 Dec 2017.

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