Parents who underwent IVF so daughter does not inherit rare genetic disorder heartbroken as child is diagnosed with cancer
|Bruno, Assunta and Chloe Fogliaro|
A couple underwent IVF so that their child should not inherit a rare genetic disorder.
However, the child has been diagnosed with cancer.
Bruno and Assunta Fogliaro of Australia, desperately wanted to give their daughter the best life possible.
They did everything in their power that the daughter should not inherit the rare genetic disease that caused tumors to grow behind Assunta's eyes.
The couple was very happy when their daughter was born healthy, while Assunta went blind after birth.
When Chloe Fogliaro turned 5 years old, her parents noticed that she was having a little trouble with her balance.
Bruno, who is a police officer in Melbourne, said that they took Chloe to their doctor just to make sure that everything was good.
Sadly, they got the worst new possible. Their beloved daughter has an incurable tumor.
The couple is not giving up hope. They traveled to the United States, where Chloe received 10 weeks of treatment at the controversial Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Texas.
The family said that they see a slight improvement since Chloe received the treatment. The family said that they have to raise $250,000 for their next trip to clinic.