NRL fan visited by Cam Murray after studying of terminal most cancers analysis as household plans funeral
A younger girl with a ‘combating spirit’ will not dwell to see her twenty first birthday after overcoming a teenage meth dependancy, homelessness and ovarian most cancers.
Hayley Smith wound up on the streets when she was 15 after operating away from her western Sydney residence and creating a meth dependancy.
The now-20-year-old discovered on Monday that she has simply days to dwell after an preliminary analysis mentioned she would not survive past her twenty first birthday in July.
Her household are grieving the upcoming loss and struggling to return to phrases with the truth that they’d solely ‘simply received their woman again’ when she was first recognized with ovarian most cancers in 2019.
She’d completed a stint in rehab for a drug and alcohol dependency which was topped off by assembly then-up-and-coming South Sydney Rabbitohs star Cam Murray after a match in 2018.
NRL star Cam Murray visited Hayley after studying of her terminal analysis and spent two hours talking along with her and her household
After finishing her therapy, Hayley moved into her own residence, re-enrolled at school and was decided to develop into a greater individual.
Her brother Nathan Sproule informed Daily Mail Australia that Hayley spoke little or no about her time on the streets and within the grips of dependancy.
She sofa surfed, received into avenue fights and was utilizing meth and marijuana repeatedly, however aside from that, Hayley will possible take the data of what she went by means of along with her to the grave.
While taking courses in school, Hayley labored on weekends and nights to assist herself and had ‘fully turned her life round’ within the lead as much as her analysis.
Hayley was competing in a college cross nation competitors when she collapsed abruptly. She was rushed to hospital the place docs found a cancerous cyst the dimensions of a golf ball on her ovaries.
household are grieving the upcoming loss and struggling to return to phrases with the truth that they’d solely ‘simply received their woman again’ when she was first recognized with ovarian most cancers in 2019
Surgeons eliminated one in all Hayley’s ovaries and she or he started chemotherapy shortly after.
‘We’d solely simply received her again, after which we received the information that she had most cancers,’ her brother Nathan Sproule mentioned.
Pictured: Hayley Smith earlier than she was recognized with terminal most cancers
‘Everyone took it actually laborious.’
Mr Sproule mentioned even whereas present process chemotherapy, the then-teenager was decided to assist herself and continued working, usually needing to commute through two trains and a bus every day.
Hayley was declared most cancers free later that yr, however by April 2020 docs found it had returned.
While the prognosis was stage 4 ovarian most cancers, Hayley was decided to maintain combating and underwent a full hysterectomy in June that yr.
Still, the most cancers continued to worsen and docs instructed a brand new bout of chemotherapy, which concluded in January 2021.
By early February, docs knowledgeable Hayley and her household that chemotherapy didn’t work in lowering or erasing the most cancers, and she or he was informed nothing additional could possibly be completed.
Initially docs mentioned she possible would not make it to her twenty first birthday in July 2021.
While receiving therapy, nurses in her ward discovered of her obsession with NRL, and one of many employees who knew Murray personally let him know of Hayley’s analysis.
Mr Sproule informed Daily Mail Australia Murray then despatched Hayley a textual content asking if he and his accomplice may go to her in hospital.
On Monday, Hayley and her household discovered that her situation had deteriorated. Doctors now suppose she has simply days to dwell
Hayley completed a stint in rehab for a drug and alcohol dependency which was topped off by assembly then-up-and-coming South Sydney Rabbitohs star Cam Murray after a match in 2018
‘It wasn’t by means of his membership or something like that, he simply organised it on his personal,’ Mr Sproule defined.
‘He confirmed up along with his private jersey and a few hand cream and different items and a very nice message, after which they spent about two hours with Hayley simply speaking to her and cheering her up.’
After Murray left, a number of of his teammates, together with Latrell Mitchell, Adam Reynolds and Dane Gagai despatched Hayley video recorded messages sending their properly needs.
Mr Sproule mentioned the trouble the boys put in meant the world to Hayley as she struggled to return to phrases along with her analysis.
On Monday, Hayley and her household discovered that her situation had deteriorated. Doctors now suppose she has simply days to dwell.
Mr Sproule had solely simply returned to his residence in Western Australia after three weeks away from his pregnant fiancee and job.
Hayley’s household are elevating cash to provide her the funeral she needs and deserves. Hayley needs to be buried at a cemetery in Sydney’s south-east
‘My mum cannot actually take far more time without work, neither can I. It’s laborious for her as a result of if she would not work, she would not receives a commission. And she wants earnings nonetheless, too,’ Mr Sproule defined.
‘Hayley’s coming to phrases with the truth that she in all probability will not depart hospital once more. Not now.’
The household are elevating cash on GoFundMe to provide Hayley the ship off she deserves.
She has requested to be buried in a cemetery in south-east Sydney, and early estimates counsel the funeral will value a minimum of $25,000.
‘After every part she’s been by means of, it’s actually laborious to listen to,’ Mr Sproule mentioned.
‘She nonetheless will get visits from her [drug and alcohol] counselors they usually’ve been elevating cash to assist us. They say she is an actual success story from this system.’
Hayley was turning her life round after battling drug and alcohol dependency earlier than she was recognized with most cancers