My Dad Rolando Fight Against Cancer

Hello, my name is Allyza I am 23 years old eldest daughter of Rolando, a former overseas Filipino worker in China. A year ago, in October 2016, when my mom was in China to visit my father, she had an emergency surgery when she had an appendicitis and during the course of appendectomy the doctors from Qidong Provincial Hospital in China found out that there was a rapture in her colon resulting to another surgery operation. After two weeks in China she was medically evacuated to the Philippines to continue on with 2 more operations. My father had to go on leave from work and look after my mother's hospitalization and recovery. They both went home on October 2016. It took almost 11 months for my mother to recover.

During that time my father was already preparing to go back to work abroad as we already have maxed out our finances. Exactly one year since my mother had her colon surgery, the tides turned wild for us when my father experienced excruciating pain in the head for several weeks causing him to be seriously ill. Suddenly in two weeks time he could not get his balance, feeling quesy, hallucinating, dropped his weight tremendously and became bedridden. We rushed him to the hospital and had series of medical examinations. Overnight, the situation worsen and the results came out... Cerebellar tumors. He had to be operated the same day followed by series of biopsy and all other immunohistochemistry results.... diagnosis: Poorly Differentiated Carcinoma Metastatic. (Cam 5.2 Positive CK7 Positive CK20 Negative. Probable sources of tumor: Lung and Mesothelioma. He was hit by the big C! We were stunned, down on our knees, no words only tears.... pressed between a hard rock and a concrete wall nowhere to go.
My mother was able to raise funds from relatives and friends for my father for the cerebellar tumor surgery. But now that my beloved father had to go through series and cycles of chemotherapy, medication, radiation and all sorts of medical treatment, we needed more help to go through. Coming out from my mother's medical condition to my father's is totally beyond my comprehension. I have 3 younger siblings to look after. We are back to basic and have sold out valuables to cover hospital bills. Have approached all possible help but our dire situation seem endless. I beg for your mercy and compassion to help us send our father for much needed treatment. I am knocking to your good heart for any amount can be of great help....

Being the eldest I decided to stop schooling to let my younger sisters (ages 19, 17,15) to continue with their studies with the hope in my heart that things will get better soon with your help people out there with big heart to share. We are in need of any financial support. God bless you all.

Thank you with all my heart, Allyza
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