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Success! Due from Burma raised $1,500 to fund a mass removal.

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Fully funded
Due's treatment was fully funded on December 16, 2019.

Photo of Due post-operation

December 23, 2019

Due underwent a mass removal.

Compared to before, Due feels better without the mass. He still has a bit of pain, a sense of tightness and swelling around the surgical wound. His quality of life will be improved and he can better support his family.

Due said, “I am very happy that I received this opportunity for treatment. If I had to pay for treatment myself, I would never be able to afford surgery. This support is very beneficial for my family. I am very happy that I’m going to see my family soon.” In the future, he will continue to work as a farmer and a day laborer to support his family.

Compared to before, Due feels better without the mass. He still has a bit of pain, a sense of tightness and swelling around the surgical wou...

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September 20, 2019

Due is a 26-year-old man from Burma. He lives with his family in Hlaingbwe Township, Karen State. Due is a farmer while his wife looks after their four-month-old son.

In 2018, Due noticed a lump by the size of the tip of a thumb on his right breast. He did not seek treatment until the lump slowly increased in size. He then went to a hospital in Hpa-An in early January 2019. At the hospital, he received an x-ray and was told that he would need surgery to remove the mass. Because he had no money to pay for the surgery, he just went home. With the help of a medic near his area, he was connected with BCMF who sent him to Mae Sot Hospital for a CT scan. The result confirmed the mass and the need to remove it. Currently, there is redness and swelling at his breast mass. It is also itchy and painful sometimes.

Due sought treatment through our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund. he is now scheduled to undergo mass removal surgery on September 23. He is requesting $1,500 to cover the total cost of his procedure and care.

Due said, “I look ugly with my breast mass. It is itchy and painful sometimes. The symptoms of my breast mass put me in stress. I want it to go away from me as soon as possible”.

Due is a 26-year-old man from Burma. He lives with his family in Hlaingbwe Township, Karen State. Due is a farmer while his wife looks after...

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Due's Timeline

  • September 20, 2019
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Due was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund, our medical partner in Burma.

  • September 23, 2019
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Due received treatment at Mae Sot General Hospital. Medical partners often provide care to patients accepted by Watsi before those patients are fully funded, operating under the guarantee that the cost of care will be paid for by donors.

  • September 24, 2019
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Due's profile was published to start raising funds.

  • December 16, 2019
    FULLY FUNDED

    Due's treatment was fully funded.

  • December 23, 2019
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Due's treatment was successful. Read the update.

Treatment
Removal of Benign Tumor
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $2,092 for Due's treatment
Subsidies fund $592 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$538
Medical Staff
$475
Medication
$7
Supplies
$400
Labs
$86
Radiology
$567
Other
$19

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100% of your donation funds life-changing surgery.

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