Today is the first day of Armand starting chemo therapy, you can read the update here.
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We are reaching out to the world and asking for a little kindness. Dear friends of ours' son, Armand van den Heever(25)( http://bit.ly/2j1uZKl) has been admitted to hospital a week ago with severe back, and abdominal pain.
After initial tests, the doctors has so far been able to determined that he has swollen lymph nodes across his entire body, he also has enlarged kidneys, liver and spleen. Because of the pressure the abnormally large spleen is placing on his liver, it is no longer functioning.
One of the swollen lymph nodes has been removed and sent for analysis. Because of a known family history of cancer, the doctor suspects the possibility of lymphatic cancer. That is a lot on a young man just starting out in life.
To add to all of this, he is in desperate need off an operation to place stents in his liver, kidneys and spleen to allow these organs to drain, thus relieving the intense pain he is experiencing and, allow his liver to start it's important functioning and, prevent further damage.
Unfortunately Armand does not have a medical aid that will cover the
cost of the operation and needs to raise the money himself. If you have
the means to help, we, as well as Armand and his entire family will be