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Family Receives Heartbreaking News: Youngest Son, Diagnosed with Same Cancer that Killed Older Brothers

It is said that in life, we are blessed differently – and the same thing goes with our struggles and challenges. But one family has received the most devastating news of all when the youngest son was diagnosed with the exact same cancer that killed his older brothers!

The Go Pangcoga family first came into the spotlight in 2014 when the heartbreaking video of eldest son Rowden marrying his sweetheart Liezl May at the hospital went viral. The bittersweet moment made waves on social media and even made headlines in news sites across the world, especially because Rowden died just 10 hours later.

It was in May 2014 that Rowden Go Pangcoga was diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma). It caught the family off guard, especially because doctors only gave him 3 weeks to live. The wedding happened weeks later, with the couple’s daughter Zakiah as flower girl.

Photo credit: Hisham Go Pangcoga / GoFundMe



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But the family’s challenge did not end there. A month after Rowden’s passing, the family decided to take tests to ensure they were all medically fit; doctors found a tumor on the second brother’s liver. A renowned chef in the Philippines, the stage III liver cancer diagnosis rocked Hasset Go Pangcoga’s world.

Photo credit: Kapuso Mo, Jessica Soho / GMA

Surgery was immediately performed and Hasset also tried alternative medication but another tumor appeared months later. He underwent chemotherapy through TACE in August 2015 but died two months later.

But the heartbreak for the family still did not end with Hasset’s death…

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Source: DefinitelyFilipino
Family Receives Heartbreaking News: Youngest Son, Diagnosed with Same Cancer that Killed Older Brothers

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