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An ultrasound scanner as a gift to Civile for Nadia Toffa’s birthday

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An ultrasound scanner as a gift to Civile for Nadia Toffa’s birthday
Written by aquitodovale

I always feel her close, even now, as if he were here beside me ». As she says these words, right next to her daughter’s blow-up Nadia Toffain the entry of mother Margherita Rebuffoni there is a tremor.

From the death of Nadia Almost three years have passed and the void left by his disappearance, caused by a brain tumor, remains a chasm that the passage of time will never be able to fill. An absence that becomes even stronger on days like yesterday, when Nadia he would have turned 43. As she herself has demonstrated until the last day, collapsing in pain steals precious resources from life. A teaching, her own, which was taken literally by those who knew and loved her.

Nadia Toffa’s mother with the poster of the “DONa” project – Photo © www.giornaledibrescia.it

The Nadia Toffa Foundation, born in 2019, has joined forces with the Rotary Club Brescia Sud Ovest Maclodio. Together they gave birth to the “DONa” project in favor of cancer research and treatment. Last night, on the day of the 43rd birthday of the TV presenter from Brescia, in the presence of Mamma Margherita at the Santa Giulia museum there was the official launch of the fundraiserwhose goal is to collect 183 thousand euros required for the purchase of an ultrasound system and neuronavigator dedicated to diagnostics to be assigned to the Department of Oncological Neurosurgery of the Civil of Brescia. What will be donated to the city hospital is a innovative identification systemeven early, of neurological neoplasms in adult and child patients.

«The equipment will allow us to be even more precise in identifying the tumor and the rest of the cerebral cortex during the operation and in the interconnection with the pre-operative images – explained Marco Maria Fontanella, director of Civil Neurosurgery -. Basically, to be even safer to completely remove the tumor while preserving brain functions ».

Giving the city hospital the possibility to carry out early diagnoses and to have state-of-the-art systems for such delicate operations is the motivation behind the fundraising, which will remain active until June 30th and to which you can contribute by making a payment through the site www.fondazionenadiatoffa.it. The invitation has already been accepted by many people, as evidenced by the very popular evening yesterday, which also saw several well-known faces among the guests, including Omar Pedrini, Juliana Moreira and Saturnino. Celebrities like Giuliano Sangiorgi And Jovanotti, who have given their contribution in a concrete way. In fact, a guitar donated by Jovanotti and a backstage pass for the next Negramaro concert were auctioned.

“Rotary’s only mission is to support others – commented Davide Frizza, president of the Rotary Club Brescia Sud Ovest Maclodio -. This is why we have promoted together with the Nadia Toffa Foundation the organization of this fundraiser: we share its mission and the urgency to work for the other ».