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10 Year Old Harry's Only Chance - a Private Experimental Treatment. Can You Help at All?

Health & Wellness  (tags: Neuroblastoma, central nervous system, child cancer, 10 year old, Harry Banks, Mad About Harry, urgent, fund raising, Memorial Sloane Kettering, courageous )

- 3 days ago -
After 2 yrs treatment + 2.5 yrs remission he's had a neuroblastoma relapse to the central nervous system. We need to raise £500,000 for a ground-breaking trial at Memorial Sloane Kettering, the only lifeline available. (He's a classmate of my greatniece)


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Evelyn B (63)
Monday January 14, 2019, 5:17 am
This courageous lad is in the same class as one of my great nieces -
Every little bit helps.

MAD About Harry
Thank you for taking the time to visit this GoFundMe page.

Harry Banks is a ten-year-old bubbly, smiley, very cheeky, but completely adorable boy.

In late 2014 we were given the devastating news that Harry had Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, a very rare and aggressive children’s cancer. After bravely enduring two years of intensive chemotherapy, continuous investigations, major surgery, high dose chemotherapy, radiotherapy, immunotherapy and more, Harry had two and a half years in remission and rung the bell to mark the end of his treatment, although we knew he would continue to be monitored. Devastatingly, once again our world has been turned upside down – in November of 2018 we were given the distressing news that he has had a neuroblastoma relapse to the CNS (central nervous system) and had to have an emergency operation to remove a tumour from his brain. Neuroblastoma has one of the lowest survival rates of all childhood cancers, and a CNS relapse is so rare – it’s the worst. Harry desperately needs your help in any way you can.

'Mad About Harry' was set up in 2014 to raise funds for Harry in the event he would need a ground-breaking trial abroad. If the fund was not going to be needed then once he was no longer at risk, the fund would be donated to help other children suffering from this horrible condition. Mad About Harry now aims to raise £500,000 for a ground-breaking trial at Memorial Sloane Kettering in New York or Barcelona. The NHS has been fabulous with the care and treatment they have been able to provide for Harry so far, but he is now in unknown NHS waters. This privately funded treatment is the only lifeline available. Please help us raise £500,000 by March in any way you can, thank you for your help it means so much to us. x A HUGE thank you from all Harry’s family and friends who really really don’t want a world where children go through the journey that Harry is treading, it means so much to us and to them.

Evelyn B (63)
Monday January 14, 2019, 6:40 am
Some of his classmates are doing odd jobs to help Harry - and adding pound by pound.

But such experimental trials are very expensive.

PLEASE, share with friends, even if you can't afford to give even a few pounds/dollars - maybe through them or their networks a few "big" donors might be reached. And even many little donations are adding up ... slowly.

Peggy B (43)
Monday January 14, 2019, 7:12 am
I have shared the Go Fund Me page on FB. I have a donation scheduled by the 22nd.

Colleen L (3)
Monday January 14, 2019, 12:18 pm
Praying for little Harry. Hope they find the cure soon with their trails,
Thanks Evelyn
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