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Success! Tin (BB) from Burma raised $1,500 to fund tumor removal.

Tin (BB)
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  • $1,500 raised, $0 to go
$1,500
raised
$0
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Fully funded
Tin (BB)'s treatment was fully funded on December 20, 2017.

Photo of Tin (BB) post-operation

November 30, 2017

Tin (BB) underwent tumor removal.

She does not cry as much and is happier. She is still in the hospital receiving chemo because the biopsy of the mass was cancerous. Fortunately, she has no new symptoms and is getting healthier. Her mother is happy to see her daughter improving.

Tin (BB)’s mother said, “I am very happy because I don’t have to worry about my daughter again and I hope that she will be fully recovered after she finish all her treatment.”

She does not cry as much and is happier. She is still in the hospital receiving chemo because the biopsy of the mass was cancerous. Fortunat...

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October 1, 2017

Tin (BB), a 14-month-old girl from Burma, was born with a large teratoma, a tumor, protruding from her groin area. The teratoma is about half her body size. Tin (BB) already had one surgery for her teratoma. However, for her last follow up, the doctor did an ultrasound and found an abnormal mass in her big intestine.

At first, the doctor said the tumor was big and too dangerous to operate. However, the doctor injected the tumor, reducing its size. On October 5, Tin (BB) will undergo surgery to remove the tumor. Our medical partner, Burma Children Medical Fund, requests $1,500 to help fund the treatment.

Tin (BB)’s mother says, “I am worried for my daughter and I hope that the surgery will be successful and she will grow up well like other children.”

Tin (BB), a 14-month-old girl from Burma, was born with a large teratoma, a tumor, protruding from her groin area. The teratoma is about hal...

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Tin (BB)'s Timeline

  • October 1, 2017
    PROFILE SUBMITTED

    Tin (BB) was submitted by Bue Wah Say, Project Officer at Burma Children Medical Fund.

  • October 3, 2017
    PROFILE PUBLISHED

    Tin (BB)'s profile was published to start raising funds.

  • November 5, 2017
    TREATMENT OCCURRED

    Tin (BB) received treatment at Maharaj Nakorn Chiang Mai Hospital in Thailand. 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.

  • November 30, 2017
    TREATMENT UPDATE

    Tin (BB)'s treatment was successful. Read the update.

  • December 20, 2017
    FULLY FUNDED

    Tin (BB)'s treatment was fully funded.

Funded by 14 donors

Funded by 14 donors

Treatment
Removal of Benign Tumor
  • Cost Breakdown
On average, it costs $3,080 for Tin (BB)'s treatment
Subsidies fund $1,580 and Watsi raises the remaining $1,500
Hospital Fees
$1,326
Medical Staff
$475
Medication
$7
Supplies
$400
Travel
$112
Labs
$86
Radiology
$567
Other
$107

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