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£432raised of £2,000 target by 28 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,000 to to help a cancer patient

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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I am starting this crowdfunding to help Justine Young, who was diagnosed with aggressive lymphoma cancer in June which had taken over her left chest cavity wrapping itself around her ribs and had spread down her back crushing two of her vertibrea, she has been through intensive chemotherapy which has not responded to her tumours and has been told she has a 25% chance of survival. Although only being diagnosed in June 2016 her journey began Christmas 2015 when she discovered a lump on her chest and was experiencing extreme back pain which made work as a hairdresser incredible hard for her, the drs wouldn't listen and told her to see a chiropractor for her back and sent her for mammograms for the lump which all came back clear as the cancer is not in her breast it is behind it in her chest, but still she carried on working everyday against the pain trying to carry on as normal as possible she never complained and always pointed out the bright side of things.
She has been incredible optimistic and cheerful through out this journey and has truly been an inspiration and gone beyond being a strong woman, she has always put other people before her and been so caring and patient with everything she really is the glue that holds the family together.
I wanted to start this crowdfunding to help pay for her medical bills, and to help towards her bills at home and so whatever time she has left she will be able to create memories with her two daughters who are 23 and 25 and her grandson who is 1 year old. Her dream has always been to be able to go to Borneo to see the orangutang and if this would mean she was able to do that it would be incredible.
Thanks for taking the time to read this.

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  • Olivia Young

    Olivia Young

    3 days ago

    Olivia Young

    Mum spirits are still remaining high she is such an inspirational and strong woman, she is almost through the first round of the new treatment and will hopefully be allowed to come home for a week or two permitting she doesn't pick up any more bugs before having to go back for the second round of treatment which will unfortunately fall over the Christmas period where she will have to be admitted again, she has had a lot of fluids pumped in so has become very bloated which is very uncomfortable for her but still she never complains.

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  • Samantha Antunes

    Samantha Antunes

    Dec 5, 2016

    Justine did mine my mum and sisters hair for years. She is such a lovely lady and it's so sad to hear this... thoughts are with all your family x x x

    £10.00

  • John  jackson

    John jackson

    Dec 5, 2016

    So sorry hope you do recover. Known you for years as my hairdresser. God Bless

    £10.00

  • Andrew  Stockley

    Andrew Stockley

    Dec 5, 2016

    I was 9 when I was diagnosed with lymphoma cancer that was 50 years ago im still going strong today never give up

    £10.00

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