Eric's medical bills

In November of 2017 Eric went to the doctor because he had a terrible cough that would not subside. The doctor perscribed him antibiotics thinking it was pneumonia.  Once he finished the treatment he still did not feel well and went back to the doctor.  In early December,  the doctor ordered a CAT scan which came back abnormal.  A week later Eric and his wife Jessica flew down to Seattle to see an oncologist at Sweedish medical center. The first day Eric had fluid drainned that had been building up around his right lung.  The following day he had a PET scan and a MRI  to help doctors better understand what might be going on.  On December 12, 2017  Eric and Jessica were given a heartbreaking diagnosis.  Eric had stage 4 non small cell lung cancer.   He is not a smoker, nor has he ever been.    At that time the doctor went over his treatment plan:  4-6 rounds of chemotherapy.  He will be having his 4th treatment tomorrow, March 8th.  As you can imagine there have been many expenses-  not all covered by insurance. There have been good days and bad days, multiple trips to Seattle, a stay at the hospital here in Sitka, medical supplies, missed work, costs for hotels, and more to come.  The bills are not far behind. If we could all come together as friends, family and community to  help lift a piece of this burden off of their shoulders, then there will be a sliver of sunshine in their darkest hour. Prayers are answered.  Please pray for Eric and his family.  From the bottom of my heart, thank you.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Jaime Saladis 
Organizer
Sitka, AK
Eric Coonradt 
Beneficiary
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