I am Sidhartha along with my brother Subhrakant, both are younger brothers of Suvendu Raj Sharma. My brother has been diagnosed with cancer for third time and this time it is even more deadlier. In this test of time, we are seeking your kind help to fight this deadly disease.
Journey till date
We can still remember that unfateful night of 2008, when we all came to know that Suvendu was diagnosed with Adenocarcinoma of the Stomach (Stomach Cancer). We never had an idea that something which started with minor complications like severe stomach pain and vomiting, could lead to this terminal disease. He was soon followed by six pre and post chemotherapy sessions while being operated on Partial Gastrectomy (40% of his stomach was removed) at TMH (Tata Memorial Hospital), Mumbai.
His life was sailing smoothly till late 2013, when things started shaking again. After returning from Denmark completing the project related assignments, his gallbladder was removed due to the presence of gallstones and its related health complications. In midst of Sep 2015, doctors at TMH again discovered the presence of cancer cells in remaining part of the stomach while performing a routine checkup. They advised to undergo Total Gastrectomy i.e. complete removal of the stomach. With all vigor and a smile, he underwent the surgery in January 2016. This was followed by six painful chemotherapy sessions.
Then again, when we started believing that he is recovering, something more uneventful was already written by destiny. The post-surgery complications started in mid-2016 with internal blockage of the intestine, high fever, and frequent vomiting. Even he was not able to swallow a spoon of water. He started losing his weight drastically up to 35 kgs. As the condition worsened, he was admitted to ICU at TMC (Tata Memorial Centre, Kolkata) in Dec 2016 and remain admitted for a period of 50 days. His health started to take a toll as he caught up with acute pneumonia followed by severe chest infection and vertigo. After staying in ICU for almost 2 months, the doctors were hopeless about the success of surgery and asked us for a discussion.
Despite the utmost risk, we went for the surgery as we were left with no other options. Pre-surgery, all medical reports were normal and the surgery was done just to remove the blockage. But we were completely heartbroken when the doctors intimated us about the presence of cancerous cells in the intestine just after the operation. The disease has now spread to the small intestine.
Friends, we believe in almighty and his miracles. Suvendu has been a constant fighter and his fight with cancer from 2008 to till date is beyond imagination. The doctors have advised us to go for Targeted Chemotherapy, which in itself is new in India and cost is more than 3 Lakh Indian rupees per session. We don't know how many sessions will be needed for his cure. Nobody has seen the future and no one can predict the consequences. But the way still my brother is fighting with this disease, is in itself an inspiration for everyone.
We, as a whole family, need your kind support. I am pretty sure that almighty will definitely listen to all of your selfless prayers. I thought of sharing this lengthy entire journey with you all so that you can understand and be part of his fight and be his strength in this need of the hour.
A Heartfelt Appeal
We are exploring the best medical treatment available in India for him. As per the doctors' estimation, the whole treatment may reach up to 3000000 INR(45000 USD). So, It’s my kind request to all generous people out there, to contribute in their utmost capacity to fund for his treatment. We will never surrender, and we along with him will keep fighting till he beats this disease fairly. We are in this thick and thin. If the contribution is not possible, kindly pray for his recovery and spread the word and share this link with your peers, friends & family members, at least they can contribute to the cause. You can help him by sharing the below link in whatever social site you use. It may be Facebook, WhatsApp, LinkedIn, Twitter, personally mails to any NGO or helping people, etc.
All the contribution will be directly utilized for his treatment. I will keep updating this space with the medical progress in regular interval.
Thank you, friend, for your kind prayer and contribution. Thank you so much. Let's be a part of his fight. May God bless you all.