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Help Michele raise funds for the non funded treatment (Keytruda) for her lung cancer.

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Helen Roach for "Michelle Spijkerbosch"

  • $96,960.87 donated
  • 328 generous donors

Michele and her family need help raising money to help fund the necessary treatment (Keytruda) for her lung cancer.

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If you know Michele, you know how generous she is. She always has a smile to share and a welcoming heart to all. Now Michele needs your help.

It all started in February when she started feeling like it was the end of the year and the symptoms progressed to a persistent cough and a painful shoulder. After numerous visits to the GP and specialists she was diagnosed with a range of ailments from Coeliac's disease to a Heart condition.

Her condition continued to worsen and she has now been diagnosed with Lung cancer which by the time it was discovered has progressed to Stage 4.

The family has been advised that her best chance is with the drug Keytruda. Sadly Pharmac only fund Keytruda for the treatment of Melanoma, without funding, the treatment could cost up to $90,000.

She has 3 beautiful boys Jordan, Ethan and Nicholas who are students at MAGS and a loving husband Andrew (Billy) who has also lost his parents to cancer. Michele is someone who touches hearts, weather it be family, her friends or strangers. She also works at Unitec and has touched many hearts there too. You can't help but love her.

The boys want their mum to be around as long as possible and share as many milestones with them as she can and above all they still need their mum who is a huge role model in their lives. So they are asking for your help through donations to give their mum the best chance to beat her cancer. So please give as much or as little as you can as everything helps.

Lets give Michele the best chance she can to beat this so the boys have their mum, Billy his wife and we will have our dear friend Michele.

The money will be spent to help pay for the unfunded drug Keytruda. Any surplus money can be given to the family to support them at this time of need.

Page created by:

Helen Roach

Individual
Auckland

I am a friend of Michele's who wants to help her and her family fund as many treatments as needed of Keytruda to treat her cancer which is not funded by Pharmac.

All funds raised benefit:

Michelle Spijkerbosch

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Andrew Bryan on behalf of Michelle Spijkerbosch.

  • $96,960.87 donated
  • 328 generous donors

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This cause page was created on 13 May 2018 and closed at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 12 Aug 2018.

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