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NEW Alternative Treatment, Jackie's only hope to beat MSA/C.

Closed Cause page created in the Health category by Bill Anderson

  • $20,875.10 donated
  • 75 generous donors

Jackie has MSA/ Cerebella and needs your help to fund Special Alternative Treatment. This will be a First For New Zealand.

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I am Bill Anderson. Jackie, my wife of over 38 years, was diagnosed about three and a half years ago with a very rare neurodegenerative disease called Multiple System Atrophy/Cerebella. Medical science doesn’t know the cause of this debilitating disease and has not found a cure. We need your help.

The cerebellum controls all muscles in the body. Jackie’s memory and cognitive ability are not affected., but her balance, speech, eye focus, and hand movements have progressively worsened. In the future, her breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure will be affected too. Neurologists say the end for her will come in three years, if not sooner.

Specialists think Jackie’s only hope of getting better is to try a new therapy. Since this therapy is very new and considered experimental, our private health insurance provider does not cover its treatments. Therefore, we need financial donations from you.

Jackie will receive a total of three treatments intravenously every two months in Matamata, New Zealand, where we live. Initially Jackie’s blood serum samples, which have been collected over the past months and frozen, will be sent to a US lab for testing to be sure her body is able to accept treatment. If all continues to look good, then the first dose will be sent via special courier to Matamata. She will have multiple tests before and after each treatment to determine their effectiveness. If the tests indicate that Jackie would not benefit from continued treatments, all remaining funds from your donations will be contributed to the brain bank in Aukland, NZ.

We hope for good results from this therapy and a longer life for Jackie. Your help will make these treatments possible, and, if successful, might offer hope for others with similar neurodegenerative diseases.

Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Bill Anderson. If you feel inclined to do so, please forward this request to others you think might be interested in our effort.

Use of Funds:

Over a 5 month period, three treatments will be courier to NZ.

Each treatment will be administered in Matamata.

Multiple tests, before & after treatment will determine effectiveness.

Further treatments & special care maybe required.

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Bill Anderson


Jackie has been my loving and caring partner over our 38 years for marriage.

I must try everything possible to make her better.


Funds will be paid to a verified bank account of Bill Anderson.

  • $20,875.10 donated
  • 75 generous donors

$20,875 donated



This cause page was created on 05 Nov 2017 and closed at 23:59 NZST (UTC +12:00) on 03 Dec 2018.

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