My name is Ike Reyes. I am doing this campaign drive to help my nephew, Erwin Julian, with his medical bills for the treatment of his cancer. He was recently diagnosed with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. He is residing in the Philippines.
His sister, Pamela Julian Garanganao, has decided to contact me for help in Erwin's case. According to her sister:
A few months ago, Erwin complained about back and leg pain; thinking that it is just an ordinary muscle pain. He was using painkiller medication given by the doctors to alleviate the pain, and the meds met its objective. After days of regular intake, the pain started to become stronger, and the medication no longer was effective.
He was admitted into the hospital on July 16, 2017 because of chest pain, and several tests were done, but no conclusive results yet. After a week, he was out of the hospital. Staying at home for two days, he was brought back to the hospital again due to severe pain in the back and legs. For three weeks, this scenario became a routine procedure, and the band-aid remedy was to give him additional painkiller pills. The medical abstract was TB Myelitis vs Lymphoma, but no medical treatment was done.
On August 10, 2017, he was not able to move his entire body from neck down to his toes. It was finally decided to transfer him to another hospital; several tests were administered. Five days later, it was confirmed that he has Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. The attending physician recommended an immediate radiotherapy to stop the spread of the mass in his neck and spine; then the next phase is chemotherapy.
I am asking for your help to defray the cost of the hospital bills plus the treatments that he is incurring. Erwin works as a Uber driver in the Philippines. His wife, Peaches, is a public school teacher. They have two boys, Enzo -9 years old and Zeki- 7 years old; both of them are being taken care of by Peaches mother as she is by her husband's side in the hospital.
Erwin needs $1600 for radiation therapy, and $20,000 for Chemotherapy. The hospital bill plus the physician fees are still separate. Since Erwin is only a Uber driver on a part time basis, he has no medical insurance.
Because of his current condition and the immediate medical treatment needed for his ailment, your prayers and donations will greatly increase Erwin's chances of beating this cancer, so he may get back to living his normal life and being the kind and loving Friend, Father and Husband we know him to be.
- Antonette Antonio
- Roy Carlo Advincula
- Elizabeth Bernardo
- Izzel Reyes
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