London news Desperate Uxbridge family fly son, 13, to Turkey for cancer treatment Uk news
MetiNews.Com - Erik's family all flew to Turkey in August 2020 after doctors said there were no more options in the UK
Breaking News ! Sign up to FREE email alerts from MyLondon - MyWestLondon NewsSubscribeWhen you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time.Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy noticeInvalid EmailWhen he was just 11 years old a ‘growing pain’ in Erik Limani's back changed his life forever. His GP initially diagnosed the pain as a muscle tear, a month later a second diagnosis said the same, but the pain never went away. Two years later the once highly active Uxbridge boy is at a hospital in Turkey under experimental cancer treatment after his family were told by doctors there were no more options for him in the UK. Erik has gone through two years of urgent treatment and his family are in Turkey with him in the hope that experimental treatments will help him recover from the disease.
. It hurts even more to think about what Erik is going through. I often forget he is only 13. “[His diagnosis] was our worst nightmare coming to life.” In April 2019 Erik was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of cancer in the bones and the surrounding soft tissue. A 6cm tumour, the size of a tennis ball, was going through his eighth rib. Before long it spread to his lungs. You can get all the latest MyLondon headlines in your email inbox by signing up here
Source = MetiNews.Com