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    Weʼve raised £11,247 to help Ashleigh Massey 12 years of age with a rare form of cancer...osteosarcoma. We really appreciate your support at this difficult time.

    Chessington, United Kingdom
    Funded on Tuesday, 11th April 2017

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    Ashleigh was complaining of pain in her leg in November 2016, we as parents put it down to growing pains, she kept complaining so i took her to our local A&E where they carried out an x-ray. We were then told by the registrar that his "gut" feeling was that she had cancer....This as you can imagine was a parents worst nightmare. We then had additional tests and it was confirmed that Ashleigh had an Osteosarcoma. Osteosarcoma, or osteogenic sarcoma, is a rare type of bone cancer. Osteosarcoma usually develops in growing bones. It‘s most common in teenagers and young adults. Any bone in the body can be affected, but the most common sites are the arms or legs, particularly around the knee joint.
    Ashleigh has been receiving intensive Chemotherapy since the diagnosis and is very weak and unable to move around for long periods of time. She is due to have an evasive operation on the 31st January to remove the tumour. The surgery will leave her Wheelchair bound for sometime so we are looking to adapt the family home to enable Ashleigh to live a normal life in this period of restricted mobility. Any amount you can give will be a great help. Thank you



    • Chris Massey5 years ago
      Chris Massey

      Chris Massey

      5 years ago

      A massive thankyou to everyone that has supported us as a family through this very difficult time. I'm pleased to say that we have excelled in raising enough funds to enable us to adapt the family home to meet the needs of Ashleigh as she battles this cruel disease. Ashleigh is back in UCH now again having a course of Chemotherapy, she's doing really well recovering from the operation and managing the treatment really well. Thank you so much to everyone.. you are truly the best. We love you all. Chris, Rachael, Lennie and Ashleigh. xxx

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    • Chris Massey5 years ago
      Chris Massey

      Chris Massey

      5 years ago

      Ashleigh is doing really well. She has started putting some weigh on her leg and using the crutches more and more. The new drug that they have introduced as part of her MAP cycles means she will hopefully never get an Sarcomas returning. Great news. We are now up to 10K of fundraising which is epic. I've submitted the Building plans to the council so should have approval in a few weeks to start building so get ready all those tradesmen friends that said would help. Once again thank you to everyone and especially the Bash4Boo Team.

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    • Chris Massey5 years ago
      Chris Massey

      Chris Massey

      5 years ago

      Great news on 2 counts firstly Ashleigh has had her Operation to remove the Osteosarcoma's in her leg, the operation went extremely well and after a week in RNOH recovering she is now home. Secondly we / you have smashed our target of £8000. Absolutely blown away cannot believe it THANK YOU. For those interested in the procedure see the pic attached. Bionic Girl.

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    • linda paull

      linda paull

      Mar 29, 2017

      Wishing brave Ashleigh a speedy recovery, Linda and Kevin. Friends of Janet and Graham.


    • Geraldine Moth

      Geraldine Moth

      Mar 24, 2017

      Hope all is well, from Gerry and Alan. Friends of Janet and Graham




      Mar 16, 2017

      Ashleigh, you are incredibly brave, wishing you a speedy recovery. Grant and Jonathan


    • Matt Tomlinson

      Matt Tomlinson

      Mar 15, 2017

      Wishing Ashleigh all the very best :o)


    • Natalie Conlan

      Natalie Conlan

      Mar 14, 2017

      From my mum cxx


    • Steve Chitty

      Steve Chitty

      Mar 11, 2017

      Just a little something for your angels bravery from Steve, Jo, and the girls x


    • Ryan Stanborough

      Ryan Stanborough

      Mar 11, 2017

      Love to All Matey x


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    Chris Massey

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    Chessington, United Kingdom

    Our daughter Ashleigh Massey was diagnosed with an Osteosarcoma in November 2016. She is due to have a significant operation in February 2017 to remove the Tumour. This means she will struggle with her mobility so we need to adapt the house for wheelchair access.

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