Medicine

Lena's Extraordinary Tale

2017-01-13 12:38:12

Lena is a competitive spirit, and she is eager to try any sport and she usually excells at anything she takes up. She is a talented skier, winning medals and trophies at the disctrict winter competitions, and she loves nothing better than being outdoors. Lena is a volcano of energy, and someone her little sister Matylda looks up to. Lena is a happy, cheerful - if a bit shy - young girl. 

Nothing suggests that the girl, who is proving to be a great athlete and a talented student, had to struggle against overwhelming odds. Lena fought - and won - a battle against a dreadful enemy. 

 

 

 

At first the doctors were clueless and searched for the reason why the toddler was in pain. Lenka's parents were insistent morphology exam. The little girl was in dreadful pain and the diagnosis came as a horrid realization: she had leukemia. The girl was and is a fighter, and thanks to the determination of doctors, nurses, her parents' support and the girl's will to live five years later Lena is healthy. 

Her treatment and diagnosis were possible thanks to the equipment purchased by the Great Orchestra of Christmas Charity in a bid to ensure that we have an arsenal of devices to fight cancer in children. So far, we have purchased equipment for over 88 million PLN. 

 

 

Similar Stories
2016-11-30 15:38:08

Equipment for 218 Hospitals in Poland!

47th Open Tender for the purchase of medical equipment has been held in Warsaw on 21 - 23 November 2016. As a result of three days of negotiations and expert analysis of equipment presented by the manufacturers, we have been able to purchase equipment for 218 medical facilities in Poland.

2016-12-02 15:37:43

How to Recognise a Volunteer?

We are all different, but on the day of the Grand Finale, on January the 15th we celebrate one common goal - helping others. What will discern our GOCC volunteers in the crowds?

2016-12-01 11:48:07

Get Even With Diabetes & Learn First Aid

What a combo! And if you add a sprinkling of competitive spirit and sporting attitude you will have a winning combination of a race for a good cause. The GOCC run is now a traditional element of the Grand Finale festivities, and this year it is going to be held for 11th time.

2016-11-30 16:18:40

39 New Peace Patrollers

Our Peace Patrol family grows with each training session in Szadowo-Młyn. We managed to capture some of the adventures on camera, but to really know what it all is about you would have to be there yourself!

See more