• Let's help Albena fight cancer.

  • The history

    History of the treatment

  • Call for help

    Albena and her family need you

  • The prize

    If you are a doctor and want to help ...

Albena rojden den
  • Hello,

    My name is Albena Borisova-Petkova and I was born on 28.03.1978 in Montana, Bulgaria.

    In 2001, I graduated with MA in Internal Audit from the Academy of Economics “A.D. Tsenov ". During my student years I worked in grocery stores.

    In 2002, I started my professional career at the Ministry of Culture as a junior expert. In 2003 I moved to the Bulgarian Properties Insurance Company. In 2007 I was appointed as a Deputy Director of Internal Audit.

    In 2010 I gave birth to my first daughter, Michel, and in 2015 to Evelyn.

    I like to look after people and help them. I appreciate the work in the garden, I love planting flowers and plants, and arranging bouquets. It is a pleasure to cook and organize children's celebrations.

    I speak English and some French

  • Албена Петкова

    София, 2017

We believe in good

Let the good believe in us!

Our mission is to help Albena recover and raise her two daughters Michelle and Evelyn. Please help Albena through advice, donation, sharing, a friendly hand


History of the treatment

Albena was diagnosed with colon cancer with metastasis in the liver in June 2016.

  • She immediately started chemotherapy (Xelox, then Folfox 4 and Avastin), which aimed to reduce the neoplasms in order for them to be surgically removed. After that six courses with Folfiri and Avastin were then conducted.

  • At the beginning of 2017, after a CAT-scan, it was estimated that the neoplasms had partial response to the chemotherapy. There were different views on how to continue the treatment. Some doctors recommended surgery to remove the colon carcinoma, while others insisted on continuing with the chemotherapy. There were more opinions to continue with the surgical treatment.

  • On April 21, 2017, surgery was performed to remove the colon tumor. The postoperative period included a blood loss and a longer than usual recovery.

  • Good people help

    Sincere thanks of all contributors to my cause!

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    Lyudmila Veleva, Sofia

    "As a person who has fought and overcome this treacherous disease, it is my moral obligation to help this young woman who is struggling with this disease."

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    Stefan Velev, Plovdiv

    "I sincerely hope that Albena will fight the disease and wish her a quick recovery and a return to the normal rhythm of life."

  • Contact me

  • 2 Suhodolska street,
    1373 Sofia, Bulgaria

  • +359 877839398

  • savealbena@gmail.com

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