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Sarah Trushell

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raised of £50,000 target by 1299 supporters

Weʼre raising £50,000 to extend Sgt Ian Trushell’s life

Alnwick, Northumberland

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Dear Friends and Supporters.

I am reaching out to share the journey my husband, Ian , is bravely navigating. Diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer in August of 2022, he faces very limited treatment options due to a rare KRAS K117N mutation. The NHS provides palliative chemo, but with recent setbacks, time is of the essence.

Ian, a 24-year veteran of the Royal Air Force, is not one to back down. We refuse to accept the given timeline. Our mission is clear: extend Ian's life beyond the predicted year.

To achieve this, we are seeking funds to introduce Avastin to his treatment plan, a beacon of hope in this challenging journey. we then hope this will give us access to further treatment options, maybe SIRT, or maybe overseas options like TACE or trials over in Germany.

Your support means more time with our three amazing teenagers, our two dogs, and two cats. Every contribution, big or small, brings us closer to rewriting Ian's story.

We are hoping we can rally together and ensure he gets the chance to enjoy more precious moments with his family and continue his service to our country.

It has to be said, during this most traumatic of times for our family, that the RAF itself (who could not have done more to support not just Ian, but us all as a family) and the military community as a whole, have been an immense source of support. We are very lucky to have such people around us.

Thank you for standing with us in this fight for life.

With so much love and gratitude,

Sarah, Ian, Eloise, George and Henry

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  • Sarah Trushell2 months ago
    Sarah Trushell

    Sarah Trushell

    2 months ago

    In the airport about to set off for round 2 of TACE. (A little added stress with flight cancellations but c’est la vie. As long as we get there!)

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  • Sarah Trushell3 months ago
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    Sarah Trushell

    3 months ago

    The first trip to Germany seemed to go well. Please see the Facebook page for a full update. Each trip will cost around £4000 - £4500 and we go every month so we are pushing on,. This page has a time limit on, it says there are 21 days left but I think there is a way for us to extend it, so I shan't panic yet! Love to you all and the biggest thank you This wouldn't be possible without you

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  • Sarah Trushell3 months ago
    Sarah Trushell

    Sarah Trushell

    3 months ago

    Tomorrow we fly to Germany to meet the Professor and for Ian to have some scans. This is all down to everyone's amazing generosity - we will of course let you know how it goes. Wish us luck!

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6 months ago

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Page last updated on: 6/15/2024 21.36



  • Jimmy Richmond

    Jimmy Richmond

    Jun 15, 2024

    Well done David Fox and everyone else who took part today. Such a worthy cause. Proud of you all. Jimmy, Kate and Emily.


  • Stuart Fox

    Stuart Fox

    Jun 15, 2024

    Well done David Fox and everyone else who took part in the run today from Carlisle to Gateshead.


  • Rebecca carty

    Rebecca carty

    Jun 13, 2024

    TikTok follower ! Ian and Sarah only a small amount but we will be back. Admire your bravery and work on awareness wishing you a healthy remission filled future ahead.


  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight

    Jun 9, 2024

    Late cash donation from family friends Paul and Sarah Richardson.Rich x


  • Anella


    Jun 3, 2024

    Keep Fighting! xx


  • Adam Ireland

    Adam Ireland

    Jun 3, 2024

    I think about you every day cuz. The Ian I once knew would never give up without a fight. When you asked me to be your best man at your wedding, I was so honoured (and scared). Keep fighting




    Jun 2, 2024

    Your an inspiration and a fighter


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Sarah Trushell

Sarah Trushell

Alnwick, Northumberland

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