Johnathan Millican's cancer has returned - stage 4

Many of you know that Johnathan's cancer is back. This time he has been diagnosed as stage 4, & it is now in his lymphatic system. He is bravely fighting it, but there is considerable financial strain. He has to travel every other week to Anchorage for chemo treatment, which is 5 1/2 hours each way, & requires him to stay overnight. His chemotherapy regime consists of 4 to 5 hours of being on IV chemo in a clinic in Anchorage. He is then removed from the IV, & a technician then attaches a "take home" fanny pack & pump of chemo that he wears home. He then has to travel by car the 5 1/2 hours back to Valdez while the chemo is being pumped into his veins, making him very, very sick & definitely not up for travel. The pump is then finally removed at the hospital in Valdez (thankfully) 48 hours later. He has to be at work the very next day with no time to recuperate.
Johnathan supplements his income by doing small construction jobs, & the chemo has made this mostly impossible. His out of pocket cost is already over $10,000. Their credit cards are still maxed out from the first time that he went through chemo 2 years ago.
Considering the severity of his diagnosis he is trying to get the funds to go to M. D. Anderson for a second opinion. He is young, only 37, & must fight this every way he can!
Johnathan is a doting (literally doting) husband & father of four. That is the worst of this illness, it is making family time difficult. The next weekend after chemo he has to spend playing catchup on his construction work.  Any donations will help all of their cancer related expenses from past debt to current co-pays, travel expenses, M. D. Anderson, healthier food, supplements, & various other costs.
Most of all, he requests your prayers. He has faith that God has the power to heal him completely, if it is His will!
Thank you for any donation that you might be able to give.

Donations ()

  • Bethany King 
    • $10 
    • 2 mos
  • Shannon Saavedra  
    • $200 
    • 4 mos
  • shannon mahoney-irish 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Diane St. Amand 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $500 
    • 4 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jessica Lacole Westmoreland 
Organizer
Valdez, AK
Johnathan Millican 
Beneficiary
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