Story

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You may not have heard of Cholangiocarcinoma, a liver cancer occuring within the bile ducts.  It is not one of the most commonly occurring cancers - although incidence is increasing worldwide - but it's effects are swift and devastating.

My brother, David, was diagnosed with Cholangiocarcinoma in March 2013 having some months earlier been mis-diagnosed & treated for diverticulitus.  Lack of awareness amongst professionals means this cancer is often missed in it's early stages, treatment options are currently limited and it is associated with a high mortality rate - most patients having survival rates of less than 12 months

At the time of diagnosis David was told he had two weeks to live.  He was admitted to hospital straight away and died just 15 days later.  It was his 5th wedding anniversary and he left a young widow.  His family in the UK had no time to fly and support him during this time.

AMMF is the only registered charity in the UK raising funds for research into Cholangiocarcinoma.  Their objectives are to raise awareness of cholangiocarcinoma, to support research for find the causes, identify methods of earlier diagnosis and treatments.

Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my just giving page to read why I am running in aid of such a vital charity.

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A huge thank you to everyone who donated to my JustGiving page, raising vital funds to research this devastating cancer which claimed my brother's life just under a year ago. On race day, the sun shone (a bit too much) & your generosity truly inspired me to the finish, THANKYOU

11/03/14 17:53

Raising money for

AMMF

AMMF

Charity Registration No. 1091915

AMMF is the UK's only cholangiocarcinoma charity. Our main aims are to raise the awareness of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer), to provide information, and to support specialised research teams in their work to find the causes, methods of earlier diagnosis and treatments for this disease.

Donations 125

Go Mum and Hannah!!!!

Donation by Adam on 28/03/14

£20.00

Well done Sarah great work

Donation by Tim craven on 15/03/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 11/03/14

Well done Sarah. inspiring effort.

Donation by Ken Parsons on 10/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Well Done Sarah (& Hannah).

Donation by Paul on 09/03/14

£25.00

+ £6.25 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 07/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Well done Sarah. A terribly sad story and I am so sorry for your loss. Will be thinking about you on Sunday, with love

Donation by Fran on 07/03/14

£30.00

+ £7.50 Gift Aid

Good luck!

Donation by Rob on 07/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Wendy & Stuart on 06/03/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

What a terrible story. Good luck with the run

Donation by Kate on 05/03/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Hi Sarah, Have a great run

Donation by Michele on 25/02/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Hope it goes well love Dad

Donation by Anonymous on 23/02/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

With all best wishes from the Saints and Sinners Club of London

Donation by Saints and Sinners on 19/02/14

£500.00

Donation by Kari Taylor on 09/02/14

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Good luck! Enjoy the running, and for a great cause as well.

Donation by Laurence on 06/02/14

£20.00

+ £5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Sarah. Very proud of you taking on this challenge after a challenging 2013. With much love Sara xx

Donation by Anonymous on 14/01/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Sarah!

Donation by Michael Foster on 06/01/14

£200.00

+ £50.00 Gift Aid

I was going to put a tenner on England to win the final test. My wife convinced me not to. So you're getting it rather than Paddy Power.

Donation by OBO reader on 05/01/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Mark Gardiner on 05/01/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Charles Bott on 04/01/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Donation by Anonymous on 04/01/14

Donation by Nick Davies on 04/01/14

£50.00

+ £12.50 Gift Aid

Well done and best of luck!

Donation by OBOer and fellow runner on 04/01/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

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Good for you, Sarah.

Donation by Another OBOer on 04/01/14

£10.00

+ £2.50 Gift Aid

Donation by David C Ward on 03/01/14

£20.00

Donation summary

  • * Online donations£3,557.04
  • Offline donations£50.00
  • Text donations£0.00
  • Total raised£3,607.04
  • Gift Aid£468.00

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