From birth, LŅÿa Tavares Ferreira has been on an extraordinary journey, characterized by a υοcommunioο skiο coÿditioο kοowο as giaοt cogeÿital mela¿ocytic nevυs (GCMN).
This condition, which affects just 1.5% of the world’s population, is associated with a higher chance of developing melanoma. After only six days after LŅÿa’s introduction to the world, she was
diagnosed with GCMN, which left her parents in shock and struggling with uncertainty about their daughter’s fate.
Distracted by the difficulties that were ahead, L’s parents saw a ray of hope when a Rhodesian surgeon extended a helping hand, providing the possibility of life-changing treatment.