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£17,638raised of £30,000 target by 355 supporters

Weʼre raising £30,000 to Raise Money for Andy Jones to obtain treatment/therapy that is not available on the NHS.

Location
Deeside, Flintshire, United Kingdom

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In December 2016, my husband Andy received the devastating news that he had a cancerous and aggressive brain tumour, a Glioblastoma Multiforme, the most common high grade primary brain tumour in adults.

Having undergone brain surgery, six weeks of radiotherapy and six months of the "gold standard" chemotherapy, his tumour, unfortunately showed subtle signs of progression. Since then, Andy has switched to a different chemotherapy but the tumour has continued to grow.

Whilst the NHS have been nothing but amazing, the treatment offered just isn't working so we now need to consider therapies and drugs that are available privately.

Andy is having his third surgery on 29th December to remove as much of the tumour as his neuro surgeon can physically see and then we need to hit it using treatment and therapy which is not available on the NHS but has been recommended via a second opinion we had in London.

The highest costing treatment will involve Andy wearing 4 adhesive patches on his head for upto 22 hours a day to deliver therapy direct to the tumour area. This is a costly treatment and will also require monthly visits to London for maintenance, MRI's etc. Whilst it is not curative, we hope it will keep him here a lot longer.

It's a big thing for us to ask everyone for help and we honestly wouldn't ask if we didn't need to. Any donations/fundraising anyone can do to help would be REALLY appreciated.

In the event that Andy can't use the money raised, we will donate it straight to The Brain Tumour Charity for their essential research.

Many thanks for all your support, it means so much.

Nicola, Andy and Rhieyen xx

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    5 days ago
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    Amazing achievement in less than a month! Thank you all so much for your support xx

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  • Nicola Jones14 days ago
    Nicola Jones

    Nicola Jones

    14 days ago

    If you are on Facebook you may want to follow Andy's journey by becoming a member of our page. Simply copy and paste this link into Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/189549534944347/

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Supporters

355

  • Rosie Robertson Rosewood Crafts

    Rosie Robertson Rosewood Crafts

    Jan 23, 2018

    Payment for craft table.

    £15.00

  • Jonathan Jones

    Jonathan Jones

    Jan 22, 2018

    Deeside Round Table 602 wish Andy all the best.

    £500.00

  • Howard Batty

    Howard Batty

    Jan 22, 2018

    £20.00

  • Lucinda Evans

    Lucinda Evans

    Jan 22, 2018

    Keep going! Hope it works out well !

    £10.00

  • Caroline Cooke

    Caroline Cooke

    Jan 22, 2018

    Hope that you soon reach your target and sending positive thoughts and love to you both. Caroline x

    £30.00

  • Neal and Julie

    Neal and Julie

    Jan 22, 2018

    £30.00

  • Chris Detton

    Chris Detton

    Jan 21, 2018

    £5.00

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Nicola Jones

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Deeside, Flintshire, United Kingdom

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