A bundle thief was caught on digital camera making off with $40,000 of chemotherapy treatment for a 14-year-old.
Gage Haynes was identified with most cancers at six-months outdated, and has been in some type of therapy ever since.
“I’ve Systemic Mastocytosis. It is a uncommon type of most cancers and it’s simply been taking place my entire life, so I am used to it. Now, we have lastly discovered a means to assist it. My entire life there’s actually been nothing,” he instructed a reporter at 10TV in Vegas.
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The medication that lastly helped him prices $40,000 a month, and it isn’t lined by insurance coverage. As an alternative his mom, Staci Shavinsky, used crowdsourcing to boost the cash that might save her son.
“I labored actually arduous to try to get him that” Shavinsky instructed reporters. “I did some monetary help as a result of… it isn’t FDA authorized for anyone underneath the age of 18.”
A photograph launched on February 12 reveals a person sporting sun shades, a pink plaid shirt and a pink baseball cap, making off with the packages that contained Haynes’ medication.
Now Shavinsky and Haynes are working with the police and a pharmaceutical firm along with calling for the thief to return the treatment.
“It actually helps me out loads. I might really feel loads higher, so I can go to high school, get good grades, get a great job, so simply please return it,” stated Haynes.
“You are not simply taking a pair of pants or a shirt,” his mom reiterated. “You take one thing that is maintaining somebody alive.”
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