My sister is knocking on your good hearts. My sister, Maribel Valdez, 42 years old, is diagnosed with PAROTID CANCER. Since 2014, she already underwent a number of surgeries, 32 cycles of radiation and 6 cycles of chemotherapy just to remove the mass that she is carrying and be cancer-free. She became a cancer survivor but in 2018, another cyst at the back of her ear made us learn that her cancer came back. Chemotherapies did nothing to remove the cyst however, so my sister decided to undergo another operation to have it remove, only to find out that there are other cysts on different parts of her body, one of those is located in her brain that makes her weak. She took an operation for BRAIN CEREBELLOPONTINE ANGLE MASS. She cannot stand on her own, she always vomits and she always experienced headache. After that, my sister underwent another operation—radiation. The operation was successful but sadly after that the cysts came back. Now she has a complication on pneumonia. She also has a PEG a tube for her feeding, she is so thin, she needs to eat but she cannot. Three days after her operation she experienced difficulty in breathing. She currently confine at Medical Center Imus, She undergoing TRACHEOSTOMY for her breathing because there is obstruction on her airway ( due to phlegm) which led in difficulty in breathing. That’s the doctor advise for her to breath easily. She stayed for almost two weeks at the ICU, and recently transfer to regular room but been transfer again to ICU due to difficulty if breathing. She is in the ICU because of septic shock, secondary to pneumonia. My sister has been throught a lot, and at this point we already spent all of their savings on her medications and operations. But her recent surgeries and stays at the hospital has amounted to a total of 320,000 or 6,220 US Dollars. The hospital is asking for a down payment but we cannot give it immediately, instead we used the remaining money we had for her medicines. Your donations will be a big help to us and to my sister. She’s still not recovered, but we’re afraid that once she recovers, we cannot discharge her out of the hospital because we cannot pay the bill.
Currently, We cannot ask for financial assistance from government agencies like PCSO and DSWD because of the lockdown implemented due to Covid-19.
Please help us by sharing this on Facebook. You can also donate at my sister’s bank account:
Maribel T. Valdez
BPI Account number: 3116282475
Smart Padala 5577519497427105
Palawan express padala Sheryl Tiangco 09171587622
We hope you can help us. Thank you and God bless you.