Eduardo "Edu" Castro

Hi!! My name is Edu. I’m an 8 year old boy who loves doing what every typical 8 year old boy does: playing soccer, watching football and messing with my older sisters! Unfortunately, my life is a little different than most boys my age. I spend a lot of time at the hospital because I am currently battling Leukemia. I was diagnosed with ALL leukemia on Dec 3, 2014. I started chemo treatment and after two long and difficult years I entered remission. However, on March 10, 2017, the doctors found out that my leukemia was active again since it relapsed. I had to start another chemo treatment, this time being more intense, as I had to receive higher dosis since my leukemia is somewhat resistant. Two weeks into my treatment I had appendicitis and had to undergo an appendectomy. I am currently in post surgery recovery but I still have high fevers and some difficulties breathing. I hope to recover quickly to be able to restart my chemo treatment. Once my leukemia is in remission again, I will need to get a bone marrow transplant. Before then, I have a long and difficult battle to fight. My parents or family friends will keep you updated on my journey through this page. Thank you for your support and prayers.bsite. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.

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