A 56-year-old, Alayande Oluwafunmilola Oluwakemi is own with advanced colorectal cancer.
Alayande who was diagnosed of the disease in 2021 at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital , LUTH requires the sum of One million five hundred thousand naira to undergo chemotherapy and radiotherapy sessions at the LUTH.
Alayande, according to her daughter, stated her illness in 2019, adding that “It started like a mild stroke but she was revived after medical attention. After some while, we observed blood in her stool. So we went to LASUTH where she was admitted and undergo surgical treatment. After series of test, she was diagnosed of colorectal cancer.
She went for another surgical operation in January and started chemotherapy in September 2020. She is supposed to take 12 sessions but so far, she has taken nine. It was when she wanted to go for the 10th one it was discovered that her platelet count was low, so presently we are down financial.”
A medical report signed by consultant radiation oncologist at LASUTH, Dr Fatiregun B.C. and dated January 15, 2021, confirmed Oluwakemi’s ailment.
Donations can be made to: Account Number: 7553604018: Bank Name: FCMB. Account Name: Alayande Oluwafunmilola Oluwakemi. For more inquiries, her daughter can be reached on 08168970963.