GoFundMe.com helps Pablo Valadez, of Bridgeport, pay medical bills

American Cancer Society statistics show that colon and rectum cancer is expected to cause more than 50,000 deaths this year. One cancer patient in southwestern

Pablo Valadez, a 36-year-old Bridgeport man suffering from colon cancer, set up a fund on GoFundMe.com to help pay for surgeries, chemotherapy and doctor appointments.

Pablo Valadez, a 36-year-old Bridgeport man suffering from colon cancer, set up a fund on GoFundMe.com to help pay for surgeries, chemotherapy and doctor appointments. (7/24/13)

BRIDGEPORT - American Cancer Society statistics show that colon and rectum cancer is expected to cause more than 50,000 deaths this year.

One cancer patient in southwestern Connecticut says a new website is making it easier financially to fight those odds.

Pablo Valadez, a 36-year-old Bridgeport man suffering from colon cancer, set up a fund on GoFundMe.com to help pay for surgeries, chemotherapy and doctor appointments.

The website allows family, friends and even strangers to donate money anonymously online.
 

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