Fighting for his family, fighting for his life: Poppet’s cancer struggle


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Fighting for his family, fighting for his life: Poppet’s cancer struggle

Fighting – this has been Poppet’s battle cry – be it in his diligent quest to provide for his family or his recent confrontation with his life’s threatening illness – cancer and his journey is that of a brave soul and that of a passionate father and husband.

Poppet has had his share of his struggles before being stricken with cancer (Septal Squamous Carcinoma), but he always hurdles his challenges with much dedication and perseverance. As a provider and breadwinner to his loving wife and a wonderful 5 year old son, he always makes the most in any opportune situation.

These are his moments of literal ups and downs..

Sometime ago, Poppet has been employed as a sales person for 20 years. But unfortunately, he was retrenched by his last company due to downsizing. Despite this, he studied and practiced baking buko pies and started to distribute it among friends. He saw this as a promising start to overcome their financial difficulties and to sustain his family’s needs as it became an instant crowd favorite.  He worked tirelessly as it continued to receive orders for his dream is to have a small business.

Alas, the pain of cancer had him crumbled. He begin to experience headaches and nosebleeds. CT scan showed a rare and aggressive type of skin cancer growing on his septum. Malignancies of the nasal septum are extremely rare because it form less than 1% of the total population on all head and neck cancers.

According to the CT scan report, there was a thinning and destruction of the nasal septum and early erosion of the left nasal bone. In only a few months since diagnosed, it has spread to his neck's lymphnodes. Physically, he lost significant weight – too tired and too weak.

He underwent a surgery and removed his septum along with the 5 lymphnodes in his neck. He was saddened by the thought that he had no choice but to give up their family's business due to doctor's advise to stay away from all forms of stress and avoid the possible triggering cause of that disease. They have exhausted their savings to maintain his medications and supplements daily. 

All along he thought the cancer was gone but somehow, this proved to be temporary, for cancer came back as he experienced the same symptoms again. Ct scan showed a new growth which causes severe pain beginning from palate of his mouth then radiates up to his eyes and head everyday. Nosebleeds continued along with nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and fatigue.

He remained strong although weak and in pain, for he believes that as long as he has breath, he still has hope and can fight for his life.  Each day he wakes up, he is very grateful that The Lord gives him another day to live and another chance to spend his time with family. He considers himself blessed despite his condition and remains hopeful.

His oncologist advises for another operation to remove the tumor which is trying to reach the bone on his nose and then followed by chemotherapy and radiation. They are now bearing the burden of uncertain future – both for Poppet’s medical needs, as well as for his family’s sustenance.

We are hoping for your help, no matter how small – not only to save a providing soul but to let him able to stand again for his family’s needs. We are knocking on your blessed hearts, as distant brothers and sisters, hoping that your kindness and prayers would give Poppet a fighting chance in his quest.  

May The Lord return to you the generosity you have shown for He sees your compassionate heart to help the weak and needy. May He blesses you and your families with gifts not bought by money like joy, peace, wisdom, contentment, love, good health, and protection.

Poppet and his family wanted to thank you from the bottom of their hearts. God bless you always. 


 

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    Richard Lumo
    $25.00
    April 24, 2017
      Ayo ayo brother
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    Honey Santos-monsale
    $50.00
    April 23, 2017
      Were praying for your healing Kuya Pet. Love
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    Aileen Pelayo
    $50.00
    April 16, 2017
      Hi Pet. Sending all our prayers for your comfort. From Uk with Love, John, Aileen, Seb and Tonio
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    Joe Gegremosa
    $40.00
    April 15, 2017
      Hi Pet, I know how hard youve been through, my family are keep praying for your salvation. Keep praying and faith to the Lord. God bless you always my friend.
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    M. Aballe
    $100.00
    April 15, 2017
      We are praying for your fast recovery. Send our regards to Abebs. - Cris
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    Jc Arerbac
    $10.00
    April 15, 2017
      God Bless You
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    Cherry Ann Santos
    $10.00
    April 14, 2017
      Keep the faith..
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    Gava Angel
    $60.00
    April 14, 2017
      Whatever happens, know that God is always with you. Believe in him. -Jeffrey Badz's friend
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    Gava Angel
    $10.00
    April 14, 2017
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    The Wolverine
    $40.00
    April 14, 2017
      Praying for healing
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    Leandro Nuique
    $50.00
    April 14, 2017
      Get well bro
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    Gava Angel
    $30.00
    April 14, 2017
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    Michi Diasanta
    $150.00
    April 13, 2017
      God bless you and your family!
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    Treanne Mae Mahinay
    $50.00
    April 13, 2017
      Hi Poppet, pagaling ka.Praying for your fast recovery. May God healing hands be upon you always. God Bless
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    Angelica Reistad
    $20.00
    April 13, 2017
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    Gava Angel
    $10.00
    April 13, 2017
      Hi Pet! Praying for your fast recovery. Keep the faith and always remember that God loves you!
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    Tonex B.
    $60.00
    April 13, 2017
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    Jasmine Evora
    $100.00
    April 13, 2017
      Stay strong Pet..
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    Gava Angel
    $20.00
    April 13, 2017
      Hi Pet! Be strong. I'm sharing a part of the blessings we received from family and friends for my brother. Just passing on the kindness and love we received. May GOD heal you.
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    Gava Angel
    $50.00
    April 12, 2017
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    Lyle Santos
    $30.00
    April 12, 2017
      Hi Pet, hang in there! Im praying for your quick and full recovery. Brendel (my girlfriend) and I pooled this small amount to help you out. God bless you and get well soon!
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    Gava Angel
    $40.00
    April 11, 2017
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    Gava Angel
    $20.00
    April 10, 2017
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    Gava Angel
    $20.00
    April 10, 2017



by: PAUL PATRICK SARENAS
 DAVAO CITY, PH
Birthday:
1974-08-20
Gender:
Male
Address:
Flores Village, Bangkal Davao City Davao City Davao Del Sur PH
Email:
elijah.patrick0330@yahoo.com
Contact Number:
639255233388
About me:
A breadwinner to my wife and son - diagnosed with Septal Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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