Our father Ratnakar Shetty has been diagnosed with colon cancer. He is 58 years old and we are his two children. He worked with a soft drink MNC for his entire career in Mumbai. We are currently in a difficult situation financially. We stay in Sanpada in Mumbai and the treatment for this will be done at the TATA MEMORIAL hospital in Parel, Mumbai.
He is also suffering from end-stage renal disease (ie the Kidney is not doing what it has to) and he also has to go for dialysis twice a week. For the last 4 months, he was experiencing severe pain in his stomach and was suffering from diarrhoea. We had all the tests taken and after the diagnosis doctors confirmed that there is a large tumour in his colon which is malignant ( ie Cancerous). This needs to be operated as soon as possible.
Step 1: Staging lap and stoma.
Step 2: Radiation process for 4 weeks
Step 3: If the size of the tumour decreases, the surgery would be done
The approximate cost for treatment as estimated by Tata Memorial Hospital is INR11.6L.
Pic: Our father used to work with Pepsi in Mumbai. He is the one in the beard in this picture.
EXPENSES: ESTIMATE OF COSTS
THIS CAMPAIGN AIMS TO RAISE INR 11.6L OR MORE TO HELP OUR FATHER RECEIVE HIS TREATMENT.
REPORT FROM THE HOSPITAL
The diagnosis of his medical issues was done at the Terna hospital in Nerul and also at the Tata Memorial.
LOCATION OF THE HOSPITAL
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