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Weʼre raising £1,500 to Test me for the BRCA 1-2 Cancer Gene.

BRCA 1-2 TEST.

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Hi all. I‘m Babs and have stage 4 incurable secondary triple negative breast cancer. I’m raising funds because the NHS are refusing to give me a test called the BRCA 1-2 test. This test is performed on people like myself who have triple negative cancer. The NHS are refusing to test me because this test is expensive and i have no family history of breast cancer in my family. (ITS ALL ABOUT MONEY WITH THE NHS) I have had chemotherapy three times so far and Radiotherapy but this has not cured my cancer. I have the right to life and if my family had a history of breast cancer they would happily test me but i am the only one who has cancer in my family. By getting this test done to see if I carry this faulty gene I can recieve different treatment to extend my life that I can’t have at the moment because of not knowing if I am BRCA 1-2 positive. It would also then enable my family to make vital decisions about their future and Protecting themelves against cancer. I know deep down that there is every possibility of me carrying this faulty gene and i want my family to avoid what I have had to go through for the last several yrs of my life. On behalf of myself and my family I Thank you for all your support and help x

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  • Barbara Tucker5 months ago
    Barbara Tucker

    Barbara Tucker

    5 months ago
    Update from the Page owner

    Thank you so much everyone for all your donations. I’m still off my target so please do share my page around family and friends. Thank you xxx

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92

  • Wendy  Rees

    Wendy Rees

    Mar 21, 2018

    Hope you raise what you need and get the treatment so u can kick cancers ass 😊

    £5.00

  • Hazel and Tony

    Hazel and Tony

    Mar 21, 2018

    WishIng you all the best xx

    £20.00

  • Kat Ashcroft

    Kat Ashcroft

    Mar 20, 2018

    Sending love from me and my daughter xx

  • Louise Lackovic

    Louise Lackovic

    Mar 19, 2018

    £10.00

  • Paul Robbins

    Paul Robbins

    Mar 19, 2018

    All my best wishes to you and Steve.

    £40.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Mar 19, 2018

    With my best wishes for the future

    £10.00

  • Kirsty Brown

    Kirsty Brown

    Mar 19, 2018

    Xxxxxxxx

    £10.00

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Barbara Tucker

BRCA 1-2 TEST.

Hi I’m Babs and have stage 4 incurable triple negative breast cancer which has been ongoing for several yrs now. I have tried everything to cure my cancer having numerous chemotherapy. I need to have a BRCA1 test which the NHS won’t give me due to funding.

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