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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Rosalind fernandes who is of indian origin has been battling terminal four cancer at the nmc specialty hospital in dubai since june 10

A 66-year-old grandmother fighting cancer for four years faces another ordeal now: how to get the money to pay her mounting medical bills.Rosalind fernandes who is of indian origin has been battling terminal four cancer at the nmc specialty hospital in dubai since june 10.She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2010 and operated upon in mumbai.Though on medication since then the cancer has now spread to the lungs. one has collapsed according to doctors and she is on a ventilator having slipped into coma. her son clifford fernandes says the family is caught between a rock and a hard place.“under the circumstances the hospital cannot discharge her” he says. “at the same time the bills are mounting.”The sick woman has no other relative to help with her treatment. clifford an only child works in the sales division of a hotel.The father of a 10-month-old baby he is grappling with other medical bills as his wife is six months pregnant.“the money i earn goes towards our daily expenses” he says woefully. “my father is dead and i have no one else i can ask for financial assistance.”He wants to take rosalind to goa where the medical costs will be lower. “with a number of tests and scans being carried out on her the bill has now mounted to more than dh110000” he says.“it will soar further.”
however returning to goa is also going to be costly.“we are trying to get more information on flight services” he says. “we would need a portable ventilator and my mother would have to transfer directly to the hospital in goa. we fear we would need more than dh60000.”Dhanushakhaleejtimes.com


 


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