Friends of Franco Living Cancer Fund

I'm 61 years old and living with incurable cancer. I've been fighting this rare cancer sarcoma, about 300-400 cases a year in the United States, since 2004. I only have Medicare and unable to qualify for supplementary but still trying. Had to quit my job. My expenses limit my treatment and care. I am disabled but only receive $999./month from social security.

This cancer has spread to many areas over the years: my right arm (which I have been blessed not to lose to amputation), my anus, forehead, tongue, lips, back of head and neck, lower spine, fingers, face, lungs, and, and places I probably don't know about yet. In 2008, I lost the tricep of my right arm and adjacent tissue but grateful I still have an arm. Somehow, with very little pain.

Because I have reached an incurable stage I'm trying to get myself back to my hometown of Kenosha, Wisconsin so I can have my friends and family near me -- the best medicine of all. Of course your donations have been helping to cover monthly expenses, making it possible to get me home, and once there I can begin my chemo treatment.

My cancer journey has allowed me to meet such inspiring, generous, loving, thoughtful and a shed of prayers. Thank you for your gifts. As my couple of Canuck Angels have taught me "keep hoping, keep searching, keep believing."
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 92 mos
  • Frederic Montoya 
    • $25 
    • 93 mos
  • Jac Viroglio 
    • $25 
    • 93 mos
  • Beth Tivol 
    • $40 (Offline)
    • 93 mos
  • Debbie Lloyd 
    • $50 
    • 93 mos
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