Masterchef’s Monica Galetti shaves her head for an important reason


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Masterchef star Monica Galetti shaved her head this week for an incredibly important reason. She supports her 15-year-old nephew, Otis, as he begins cancer treatment.

Monica shared photos having her head shaved next to a picture of her family and wrote in the caption; “My 15-year-old nephew, Otis, is on his way to start his battle with his first round of chemotherapy, so I shaved his hair to show him my love and support.”

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To continue ; “He’s so brave and I was really nervous doing it…he laughed and cheered me on. Here’s to more laughter and love along the way Bubba. You can support and follow Otis’ fight with the link on my bio #f*ckcancer @otishil1”

It’s an emotional moment in an unimaginable time for the family.

He explains on the support page that Otis has a very rare form of cancer and is in stage 4.

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Giving more details under a photo of Otis as a toddler Monica wrote; “- Desmoplastic small round cell tumors…until a few days ago I had never heard of them…. I want to raise awareness about this! It is rare and very aggressive and affects mostly young boys /men. From not feeling well 2 weeks ago to finding a lump in Otis’ abdomen / doctors say my nephew is only months old 💔

“I’ll post a link on my bio if you want to learn and support Otis’ fight. He told me not to worry – he’ll beat this – and I need him to know we’re going to. fight together. #f*ckcancer we ain’t letting him take it without a fight!”

You can read more about Otis’ treatment and support the family fundraiser here. Created by friends and family, the page reads; “Rachel, Tyson, Otis and Isa are the most beautiful family unit and are going through the most difficult time of their lives. Your donations, support and prayers are received with grace and appreciation beyond words. We are all with you. of the Rasch-Hill family so they can fight this cancer and bring Otis home safely.”

If you need help or information about cancer, Macmillan Cancer Support offers a wealth of online resources and a helpline. Call the Macmillan helpline free of charge on 0808 239 69 62. Open, 7 days a week, 8am-8pm.


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