Fairfield City Schools students are working together to lead the fight against cancer

Fairfield leads the fight

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (FOX19) - In the past, Fairfield Freshman School has raised money for the American Cancer Society, but this year they raised money for two-year-old Oliver Bibee who was diagnosed with pediatric cancer.

Friday morning the school hosted a carnival that included games, raffles, face painting, a bake sale, and sold t-shirts. All the money raised goes to the Bibee family to help with medical expenses.

Oliver was diagnosed with a form of pediatric cancer called neuroblastoma at just 11-months-old.

He has had 8 rounds of chemo and major surgery to remove a tumor along his spine.

The tumor, unfortunately, is still growing and the family says Cincinnati Children’s Hospital has exhausted their treatment options.

Oliver has qualified through for a clinical study in Michigan where he can receive further treatment.

Health and Physical Science classes at the school have also spent time researching cancer types and treatments to make a difference in the community by educating others and raising awareness.

A GoFundMe was set up to help the family pay for their medical expenses.

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