The John Anthony West Project Panama

The John Anthony West Project Panama

From Clay Roup

With the help from Johns friends, family, and fans in our first campaign, he succeeded in overcoming Stage IV Cancer. Now we are raising funds to help John recover by receiving regenerative stem cell therapy in Panama.

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2 months ago

Dearest Friends and Supporters most of you are already aware, but for those that are not.


John Anthony West Passed away Feb 6th 2018 at approximately 9:40PM

My Mother, Brother Zeke and myself were all present with him at the time of his death. His heart rate slowed down and then stopped. He passed away quietly and peacefully with dignity after putting up an incredible fight against cancer.

I will say that I am deeply moved by the sheer volume of people that have expressed their compassion towards me and my family. But even more so by all of the people that knew his work, and that were changed by it forever. Those that knew him personally could all agree that my father was a one of a kind individual, with an indomitable spirit and an endless capacity to never back down from what he believed in.

My father didn’t care much for funerals and didn’t appreciate the emotion that others brought to them. Because life is eternal, he could never quite get behind what all the fuss was about.

He requested to be cremated and when the time and money permits, Celesta, Zeke and Myself plan to scatter his ashes in Egypt where his heart, mind and life's work took place.

Thank you everyone for all of your support through this incredibly difficult time. My father is well on his way to his next life. And his work in this life will never be forgotten.

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At 84 years of age, John Anthony West was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer, and was given slim odds of surviving the standard of care options.  He happily declined, and we found him a clinic that specializes in alternative cancer therapies.  And so The John Anthony West Project was launched one year ago to raised the required funds.  John's fans, friends, and family came up big.  Not only did the campaign send him to the famed Burzynski Clinic in Houston, Dr B sent John back to NY with a 97% reduction in cancer. 

So here we are. It is 2018 and John has since enjoyed another birthday, and is now back in the Catskills with his family doing the best he can to stay on the course of recovery.  His progress is being hampered by the fact he was bed ridden for such lengths, and his body has degenerated and lost a fair amount of mass and efficiency due to that. 

On the evening of January 17th 2018, Joe Rogan had guests Mel Gibson and his close friend and physician Dr. Neil Riordan on his show.  The subject, regenerative stem cell treatment.  Mel's 92 year old father was suffering from ailments that most men that age suffer from, including John Anthony West.  They were able to medically clear the elder Gibson for travel and got him to Panama for treatment.  He is now nearly 100 years of age and healthy.

With all that John has gone through, we feel we owe it to him to give him the best possible chance to recover.  John has been fighting and winning, yet he suffers the occasional defeat.  He always bounces back, but they do take a toll.  So we are sending him to Panama.  We are confident this gives John the highest chances for a full recovery, and we hope you join us in this quest to get John Anthony West back on his feet.

Best Regards,

Clay Roup and the West Family

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Clay Roup posted a new update:
2 months ago

Update #2

Dearest Friends and Supporters most of you are already aware, but for those that are not.


John Anthony West Passed away Feb 6th 2018 at approximately 9:40PM

My Mother, Brother Zeke and myself were all present with him at the time of his death. His heart rate slowed down and then stopped. He passed away quietly and peacefully with dignity after putting up an incredible fight against cancer.

I will say that I am deeply moved by the sheer volume of people that have expressed their compassion towards me and my family. But even more so by all of the people that knew his work, and that were changed by it forever. Those that knew him personally could all agree that my father was a one of a kind individual, with an indomitable spirit and an endless capacity to never back down from what he believed in.

My father didn’t care much for funerals and didn’t appreciate the emotion that others brought to them. Because life is eternal, he could never quite get behind what all the fuss was about.

He requested to be cremated and when the time and money permits, Celesta, Zeke and Myself plan to scatter his ashes in Egypt where his heart, mind and life's work took place.

Thank you everyone for all of your support through this incredibly difficult time. My father is well on his way to his next life. And his work in this life will never be forgotten.

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Clay Roup posted a new update:
3 months ago

Update #1

Hey Everyone,
Zeke and Zoe Here.
This is a very difficult message to write after a long list of communications we have had to send out over the course of the last 14 months. John has taken a turn for the worst. In spite of all our many ceaseless efforts to help him turn this around, taking many different routes and trying every possible method both alternative and conventional, he continues to decline with mounting severe obstacles each week.

Over a month ago his left lung collapsed completely, and about a week ago his kidneys failed. His heart rate is now slowing down as well. Dad made it very clear to us from the beginning, upon receiving his diagnosis, that he did not want to live a life on life support. Although it's truly impossible to know for sure what recovery could look like, it is very clear that he would not have the quality of life he would want, nor the quality of life we would want for him.

It was because of the virtually limitless support and aid from all of you that we were able to have him with us for another year. He effectively beat cancer, however his body was not able to bounce back the way we thought it could.

The money that has been donated thus far will go to pay for costs for funeral/cremation expenses. We will keep the fundly open and continue to leave updates throughout this most difficult period.

We are all deeply thankful for his powerful presence in all our lives.

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