It all started back in 2015, when Abhinav Misra got a call from his mother, asking him to urgently come back to Lucknow from Kolkata. Fast forward to 24 hours later, Abhinav was shocked to see his mother, Rajul Misra at the gate- she had lost 20kgs in just 3 months which was nothing less than alarming. After multiple doctor visits, it was then found that Rajul was suffering from Metastatic Breast Cancer and just last year, her PET-Scan revealed that she had a brain lesion, which required immediate surgery. Her operation and radiation costs were marked at 5 lakhs, along with the expenses of continuous Targeted Drugs and Chemotherapy.


₹5,000,000 to be collected

The most recent scan has shown significant disease progression. A tumour had been detected on Rajul's right lung and now, there are new lesions in her lungs and brain. The doctor has advised Abhinav to switch to a new targeted medicine, each cycle of which would cost above 3-4 lakhs. Other than that, Rajul also needs targeted radiation on her brain lesions and possible palliative chest radiation for breathing relief. The all total cost of these procedures would be over 25 lakhs.

"I don't know what to do at this point, I just recently gained a job which I am yet to start but all my happiness at finally scoring a job was washed away on reading the scan. I beg all of you reading this to please help if you can and spread this campaign with your friends, family and colleagues and please ask them to do so as well. My mother is a fighter who has fought extremely bravely so far and I don't want her to have to give up fighting simply because her son is unable to afford her treatment. She deserves a chance to live as long as possible. PLEASE HELP", requests Abhinav.

Contact Abhinav ASAP

If you think that you do have the capacity to help Abhinav in whatever ways you can, do reach out to him ASAP. Out of ₹5,000,000, ₹3,282,795 has been raised and all the updates can be found here. Every penny counts; make it worth it!

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