BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — 7-yr-outdated Harrison Hazlett was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone most cancers, in his ideal femur at just 5-yrs-old. He rang the bell at Roswell seven months later on. But one yr just after celebrating, he observed out the cancer relapsed to his lungs.

“We had a large parade, and then his year scan came and we observed out that it relapsed to his lungs,” Dayna Hazlett, Harrison’s mother, explained.

Harrison has had several surgeries and has attempted two sorts of oral chemotherapy, but very little has worked.

“He does whatever. He doesn’t complain,” Alex Hazlett, Harrison’s dad reported.

“We attempt our complete very best to make just about every portion of this fun for him,” Dayna explained.

Harrison’s medical practitioners have encouraged an experimental therapy. He was meant to begin on Monday, but coverage denied coverage. His household filed an emergency charm, but insurance policy denied that far too.

“When he is relapsed so quite a few occasions presently,” Alex mentioned.

“He’s been through hell. I misplaced it. Yesterday, I was crying all working day lengthy. I could not talk to anyone. It just feels like a dagger likely by your coronary heart,” Dayna stated.

Highmark Blue Cross Blue Protect of Western New York reported in a assertion, “In general, treatments that have not highly developed past medical trials for protection and have not been approved by the Foods and Drug Administration are viewed as experimental and are not coated.”

Highmark claimed the spouse and children can have the ask for reviewed by a distinct pharmacist, doctor and an unbiased evaluation entity. They will take into consideration any added data when the final decision is re-reviewed.

“In essence, we have tried out the things that are Fda accepted. Plainly it hasn’t labored, or we wouldn’t have place in for this,” Alex claimed.

The local community has set up a GoFundMe to address the charge of Harrison’s treatments.

“It really is so wonderful to have all people at the rear of us, ensuring that this is going to get taken care of. If insurance coverage unquestionably will never do it, then we will not have to worry. This genuinely allows us not have to fear,” Dayna mentioned.

“We can just emphasis on him,” Alex claimed.

Harrison’s household mentioned he is identified for staying sassy, a comic, and very the prankster. Harrison reported he needs to be a physician, paleontologist, vet, and a YouTuber when he grows up.