My upcoming surgery has been scheduled to take place on the morning of 23rd May 2018 at St Vincent Medical Centre in LA. Dr Gregory Lekovic, my neurosurgeon of 10 years, will be removing a worrisome tumor from my cervical spinal cord to prevent further deterioration of the left side of my body.

As of today, my body from the left shoulder onwards down to my left toes are numb with tingling sensations. It is also tightened so I have difficulties using my left arm and leg. It is difficult to maintain my whole body balance. I often feeling toppling over due to this cervical spine tumor at the level of C6 and C7

Several encouraging individuals have come forward to assist in fundraising of this surgery in recent days.They bought my books, contributed cash and encourage their friends to do the same. But, not enough of such individuals are coming forward due to the poor economy and more challenges at work.

So I would like to urge those who are reading this post of mine to assist me in any way you can.

My friends and I made a video which you may circulate to inform the public of my situation and need assistance.

____________ BOOK PURCHASE ___________________

You may also purchase my books through the mail and pay online. Encourage the others to do the same, or better ask a community to buy together just like what a new supporter of mine just did. He and local society purchased 100 copies of my books together. Here is the link to purchase :

www.yvonnefoong.com/books

____________MALAYSIAN BANK TRANSFER______________

Name: Foong Ming Niang
Public Bank Berhad: 6887203135

____________CREDITCARD / PAYPAL______________

PayPal & Credit Card
or visit www.fundrazr.com/savemyarm

If I go for surgery later than 23rd May 2018. The risk of complication will be higher. This includes paralysis of my limbs as the cervical spine is a very small place and there is no room for a tumour to grow. It is compressing the cord already.

My thanks to those who are already helping.

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Yvonne Foong

As a child, Yvonne Foong dreamed of growing up to help others. To achieve her ambition, she began studying to become a psychologist. But things changed when tumours were discovered in her body at the age of sixteen. She was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis type 2 -- a genetic illness with no cure. Fighting for survival, Yvonne turned to fundraising and embarked on a medical odyssey to the United States. Her experiences since then have transformed her into a motivational speaker; inspiring hope, faith and strength. Yvonne is currently working to establish a humanitarian foundation that provides NF patients in Malaysia with financial and logistical support. Visit Works of Gratitude to learn more.

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