Meet Julia, a stay-at-home mother of nine children from Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
After the birth of her ninth child, Julia noticed that a large mass had developed in her left breast and formed a ball under her armpit. Julia experienced extreme pain, resulting in loss of sleep and limited function of her left arm. After a consultation at a local hospital, Julia was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Julia was referred to our medical partner’s care center, St. Luc Family Hospital, where she received four sessions of chemotherapy. On February 15, Julia will undergo a mastectomy to remove all the breast tissue and cancerous cells.
Our medical partner, Innovating Health International, is asking for $1,085 to fund Julia’s surgery.
Julia says that her husband is her biggest supporter and that their family encourages her to keep fighting.