Florian Schild was diagnosed with Stage 4 rectal cancer in June and his treatment quickly depleted the family savings. His wife, Cherie, started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money.

Crowdfunding for cancer treatment: family’s time vs money choice in Hong Kong health care system

  • A Stage 4 rectal cancer diagnosis left a 34-year-old Swiss native facing huge bills for private treatment or long delays in the public sector
  • A crowdfunding campaign Cherie and Florian Schild launched in June raised US$230,000 towards the bank worker and father-of-three’s medical costs
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Florian Schild was diagnosed with Stage 4 rectal cancer in June and his treatment quickly depleted the family savings. His wife, Cherie, started a crowdfunding campaign to raise money.
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