Help Jhun Bayona Fight Esophageal Cancer

This past Christmas season, our family was hit with devastating news - our family member, Cresenciano "Jhun" Bayona, Jr. has cancer. Jhun was diagnosed with Stage 3 esophageal cancer.  His cancer has unfortunately spread to nearby lymph nodes near his collarbone and in his stomach. While any cancer diagnosis is sad news, Jhun is determined to fight this the best he can.

He will be undergoing chemotherapy and radiation during the next three months.  His battle with this cancer will require him to have chemo once a week and radiation 5 days a week. His diagnosis will lead to lost wages since he will not be able to go to work during the duration of his therapy.

We ask for your generosity to help him through this difficult battle.  Most of all, we ask for you to say a prayer for his recovery.

Jhun's story:
Jhun spent most of his adult life caring for his family - his wife, Prescy and his children, Janine and John Ross. For many months out of the year, Jhun was on board a cargo ship away from his family as a seafarer with the goal of providing for his family's needs. 

In 2016, the family received word that their permanent residence in the United States has been granted.  This opportunity was a blessing to start a new life and a better future together as a family. This new life meant Jhun gets to spend his time with his family year-round. 

The family is starting to feel the benefits of their hard work. They are all waiting patiently to become citizens of the US.

Please help Jhun and family avoid the financial pitfalls of undergoing cancer treatment. 


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Bayona Family 
Elgin, IL
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