Help Dominique live life to the fullest through her battle with incurable cancer

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Dominique, who is only 21 years old, is battling incurable colon cancer. This page is to help cover her cancer treatment and life goals.

Christchurch, Canterbury

Dominique, a warm and kind-hearted 21-year-old from Dunedin, now residing in Christchurch, is facing the toughest battle of her life. While pursuing her passion for psychology at the University of Canterbury, Dominique received a heartbreaking diagnosis: incurable colon cancer which had metastasized to her Liver. The oncologists have given a 1 to 5 years of life expectancy to Dominique. Additionally, The severe symptoms forced her to quit both her studies and her job.

Now, she needs to undergo chemotherapy every two weeks, along with a critical treatment that is not funded (Avastin/ Bevacizumab) for her particular case in New Zealand. Without health insurance, Dominique and her family are facing overwhelming and unexpected medical expenses.

Funds raised will also be vital for covering Dominique's living expenses, allowing her to maintain a sense of normalcy and dignity during the challenging time ahead. Additionally, these contributions will help Dominique achieve some of her personal goals and dreams, bringing her moments of happiness and fulfilment as she faces this challenging journey.

Your kindness and generosity can make a significant impact. By donating, you can help Dominique make the most of her life, access life-prolonging treatments, and support her living expenses, allowing her to concentrate on her courageous fight against cancer. Let's come together and show Dominique that she is not alone in this battle.

Heloisa Lima's involvement (page creator)

Having initially worked as Dominique's manager, our relationship evolved into a sister like bond. Now, I'm assisting in managing this page to alleviate some stress for Dominique and her family during this challenging time.

Use of funds

Your donations will fund Dominique's cancer treatments (Avastin/ Bevacizumab) and potential new options to extend her life, while also helping with her living expenses to support her dreams and quality of life.

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Stay strong, beautiful. I pray you will be healed in the name of Jesus ❤️🙏🏼
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This campaign started on 17 May 2024 and ends on 17 May 2026.