Case History of Mr. Unni Joseph

Unni Joseph, 53 years, ( IP no:5032 ), residing at Kalayil, Shenoy Road, Kaloor was diagnosed for Ca Colon. He family consists of wife Mercy and has 3 children- 2 sons and one daughter , all are students. He was a flourishing Sanitaryware dealer. Now he stays in a rented house.

In Oct. 2008, he had complaints of vomiting and inguinal hernia and was operated at Lissy Hospital, Kochi. On the second post op day he was admitted in the ICU for difficulty in breathing. An Ultra Sound Scan of abdomen was suggestive of the growth of a tumour and hence a Colostomy was done on the fourth day. On 27th day the major surgery was done to remove the tumour and discharged after 15 days. For post op Chemotherapy, he was referred to General Hospital, Ernakulam. The Chemotherapy was started from Dec. 2008. One cycle of treatment costs Rs.4500/- ( US Dollar 90/- approximately).

Sandeep Menon Foundation had given him medicines for the 5th cycle on 13 March 2009, on Sandeep's birthday. We have now decided to support him for his continuing treatment.