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Fred's medical fund.

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Back in September of 2017, my brother was diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma cancer inside his cheek and in the lymph nodes of his neck. This was after 3 weeks of antibiotics for what they thought was an infection in his cheek.  He was not able to eat or function well, as this grew bigger and more painful. Eventually taking over the right side of his face.  He had to wait for a specialist in this field to return from another country before his operation could be done.  The doctor was well worth the wait I will say.  Finally in December he was operated on.  The 10hr operation was done in 7 hours.   My brother endured 3 months of great pain and not being able to eat.  He lost almost 40 pounds durning that time.  Since then has recieved more bad news.  The cancer that was eating his face and neck also destroyed his teeth.  So, next operation.
Before he could start radiation, all his teeth had to be pulled.  Now, we are waiting for his gums/mouth to heal so he can start his radiation.  Hopefully 6 weeks of radiation will be enough, after which he will have to be fitted with a full set of dentures.  This has not only been physically trying but a great burden on his finances.  SO much money for the all the little things, and big things.  All the while trying to keep his house, car and daughter taken care of,  while being a single parent.  He has been off his job since December and on disability pay which everyone knows is a cut in pay.  Please, if you could help him get his new teeth, or help him pay his radiation or surgery bills.  He is in dire need of our prayers, love and financial help.  Donate today !!!


  • Shepherd Family
    • $150 
    • 6 yrs

Organizer and beneficiary

Debra Haendler Swingle
Carroll, OH
Marvin Fredrick Haendler

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