Joe's Proton Radiation Therapy

$11,735 of $22,500 goal

Raised by 87 people in 28 months
Joe was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer during an emergency room visit at Loma Linda University Hospital, with what he believed was a severe case of gall stones. A biopsy revealed the unfortunate diagnosis. A CAT scan revealed there is no metastasis outside of the tumor, meaning Joe is an ideal candidate for surgery. The medical team will first use proton radiation treatment that is targeted directly at the tumor. They will do five sessions of proton radiation therapy and after five sessions they will re-test to reassess the medical and surgical treatment plan. The medical team has been ready to start with their proposed treatment since day one, however the insurance has denied the proton radiation therapy twice even though his medical oncology team views this specific treatment as the best treatment option for Joe.  And as we know, the window of opportunity, specifically for pancreatic cancer requires quick action. So rather than holding back his treatment, we have opted to take out a bank loan in the amount of 22,511.73, to move his proton radiation treatment forward. We can' tell you just how relieved we are knowing treatment has now began. Yes! Thank you Lord! These past 50 days or so, have been the slowest days of our lives waiting for a positive response from the insurance, that never got here. So we have taken charge of Joe's treatment, and now the loan must be repaid and as some of you may know Joe is now retired, and living on a fixed income. So we are sharing this with our friends, family, and co-workers to ask for your prayers and if at all possible, for your support with this fundraising campaign. Joe and the Nunez family THANK YOU and know God will Bless you and yours with health, and prosperity for your kindness. Please share this page with your family, friends and co-workers to generate further prayers and support, THANK YOU.
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I just want to let everyone know that Joe has completed milestone one of his medical treatment plan. Yesterday he completed the five proton radiation therapy sessions and we are excited to report he tolerated all five sessions super well! If you know anyone with cancer, this is the treatment option of choice! Again we want to thank you all for the love, care, positivity, prayers and generosity extended to Joe, myself, our loving children, their spouses, and our grandchildren, during this time. May God bless each one of you for getting us over the 10K mark in only three weeks! God's Grace and your love are certainly with Joe at this time! I may have forgotten to share Joe's caringbridge.org page with a few of you. At my age I tend to forget more than this! If you would like more regular updates on his healing progress you will need a username and password before accessing his page. Thank you again and enjoy the rest of the week. Sandra, Joe's wife
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Joe, myself (Sandra) and the rest of the family want to thank everyone who has come forward in support of Joe to offer their love and their care, as well as their GENEROSITY.

With all the love and the care from everyone, this fundraising campaign reflects just how special Joe is to the hearts of many. This loving circle has been family, and friends near and far, as well as Joe's past co-workers. Since our last update about 10 days ago, 44 additional loving souls have come forward to contribute prayers, loving thoughts, and/or generous monetary contributions to this campaign. May God bless each one of you with any needed healing, optimal health, and abundance in return for that loving care and generosity you have shared with us.

Joe was originally scheduled to have completed his radiation therapy by this past Friday (yesterday), however one of his treatment sessions was rescheduled and now he is set to conclude the treatment this coming Tuesday. So please continue to keep him in prayer. Prayer Works, no doubt about it!

Joe, myself, and our entire family thank you. You all enjoy your weekend!




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Hello everyone! My Family & I would like to thank everyone who has responded to our call on behalf of Joe. We are moved by the solidarity of everyone's prayers and positive thoughts as well as the generosity shown through your kind donations.

As of today, 23 loving souls have helped raise $3275 in 10 days, our hearts are full of gratitude for your GENEROSITY. May God continue to bless each one of you with optimal health and abundance.

Joe will be starting his proton radiation therapy this upcoming Monday Jan 23, and will last through Friday Jan 27, we appreciate your continued prayers through this time. We pray that he will respond favorably to this therapy.

We want to thank everyone who has participated in our prayer circle and to those who have Generously donated to this fundraising campaign, may your solidarity and generosity bring you many blessings, health, harmony, and abundance. Also our gratitude for everyone who shared our fundraising campaign on facebook and Twitter in generating more prayer and support for Joe. Joe's wife, Sandra, and the entire Nunez family thank you.
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Raised by 87 people in 28 months
Created January 6, 2017
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XANTHIA QUESADA
17 months ago

MAY YOU FOR EVER REST IN PEACE AND MAY YOUR FAMILY FIND STRENGTH IN EACH OTHER TO MAKE IT THROUGH THIS DIFFICULT TIME

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Amber Solomonraj
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Dawn Biskar
27 months ago
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Good luck with the treatments, Joe. We're thinking of you and your family.

JC
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Julie and Hector Chaparro
27 months ago
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Joe, We send you much love and prayers! Hector and Julie

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Ivy Quejado
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Ariel and Kim Nunez
27 months ago
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