Help Brendan Beat Cancer!

Those who know Brendan Martin, know that he is a highly intelligent, hard working, funny, optimistic, and caring young man that loves God and his country.  He is only 17 years old, but he is an Eagle Scout, has graduated high school, started college, and has been pursuing his goal to get into West Point for many years.  And now he has cancer.

Brendan has been diagnosed with aggressive testicular cancer (stage 2b).   In just a two week span he has gone to the doctor because of a large and painful lump, had the tumor surgically removed, and started an intense regimen of chemo because the cancer has spread to a lymph node.  Brendan is on three different chemos. He will be in the hospital for five days and nights every three weeks for a total of three cycles. Because the chemo treatment is so harsh, he needs to be on fluids 24/7 for the 5 days of infusions.   The good news is that with the chemo treatments, the doctors are hoping for a cure!

Going through cancer treatment is very costly.  The average cost is $50K or more. Unfortunately, Brendan’s medical insurance does NOT cover cancer treatment.  He had obtained a new insurance last year, and cancer coverage would not begin until April of 2019. It did not even cross the Martin’s mind that Brendan would need any medical coverage for cancer!  They are doing all they can to try to get some financial aid help, but because their income level is not at the “poverty” level, financial aid is hard to come by.

The medical bills have already started piling up for the Martin family.  Go Fund Me is a positive means to help alleviate those bills, so that they can concentrate on Brendan fighting this horrible disease and not on finances.  If you would be so kind as to donate anything, I know it would be very helpful and meaningful to the Martins. Any and all funds will go directly to Brendan’s medical bills at Kalispell Regional Medical Center.

Brendan is remaining positive throughout this whole ordeal.  He has faith that God is with him and will bring him through this painful time in his life.  He just wants to put this all behind him so that he can get on with his life’s dream of joining the military!  

Thank you for your support, prayers, and positive thoughts for Brendan.


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Naomi Herzberg 
Raised $600 from 5 donations
Kalispell, MT
Bryan Martin 
Susan Martin 
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Raised $2,100 from 7 donations
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