My name is Pinny. I am the eldest daughter of my dad, Wasuht.
Wasuth who is now 82 years old and now fighting severe rare cancer called "Mesothelioma". He was diagnosed a few months back and just this month, we found out he's at stage 4. The cancer is now spreading very fast and all over. At first, from the tissue around his left lung. Now, spreading to the right and also bones and lymph nodes. He lost 25-30 kg in the past few months from 75kg to 48kg. He has been in and out admitting in the hospital several times for the last few months including ER and ICU.
He is now receiving the treatment from two hospitals
1. Siriraj Piyamahakarun Hospital
2. Siriraj Hospital (Government Hospital)
Since this cancer is very rare to treat the medical expenses are extremely high, too.
He needs chemotherapy and targeted therapy for at least 6 times or more every 3 weeks.
The medical cost of each time treatment is around 150,000 THB (USD 5,000) not including doctor fee and other expenses. Meaning that within this 6 times, I need at least 1,000,000 - 2,000,000 THB (USD 33,000 - 66,000) (all-inclusive). He doesn't have any insurances and I am the only one who responsible for all his medical expenses.
Recently, he had the 1st treatment on the 21 October 2019. He couldn't eat and still in pain. It's very devastating to see him in pain every single days and hour.
We needed to give him morphine every 2 hours and hopefully, this will help to decrease his pain. We still have 5 times to go.
Currently, the only option we have is to do chemotherapy and targeted therapy as it's unable to remove the cancer cells at this stage and it's also too risky to do the operation for the patient at the age of 82.
I still don't know where is this going to end and how. I've been doing my best to take care of him and be next to him through this tough long painful journey. I also have been doing my best to cheer him up and cheer myself up to make sure that we would get positive energy around him to be able to fight with this cancer. Please help to pray for him and myself.
I would like to do my best and I do realize it is a lot to ask but your contribution even just a little would be very helpful to save my dad.
He was very healthy and happy with us not long ago ...