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raised of £500 target by 8 supporters

    Weʼve raised £150 to St Helens and Whiston Hospital bowel screening programme.

    Funded on Thursday, 12th September 2019

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    In 2017, my dad- Rob- went for his bowel screening, which he had every 2 years. Only this one was very different. A cancerous tumour was found in the right side of his bowel, where he had NO symptoms. The position of tumour meant that he would have had no symptoms until a drop in iron levels and overwhelming fatigue, by then it would have been to late. From finding out to being operated on it took four weeks, and in that time the tumour had grown a further 2cm. The operation went really well, where 1/3 of his bowel and 27 lymph nodes were removed. He now wears a proud scar from the top to bottom of his stomach!

    During this horrific time, just weeks before christmas, the consultant, doctors and hospital staff were amazing (real life superheros) and supported us all in this dark and scary time. Dads cancer was found because he was on a bowel screening programme, as his grandad, dad and uncle all died of the disease. He was invited to join this programme 18 years ago, and often wondered if it was necessary. It saved his life!!!

    Thanks to the care of St Helens and Whiston hospitals and the screening programme, despite up and down days my dad is doing really well and sees his consultant every 3 months. To help keep the screening programme running and keep the amazing quality of care within the wards, me and my dad are going to be doing a tandem skydive on the 20th October. Thankyou in advance for your kind donations!

    Love Ellie (15yrs) xx



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      • Michele, Carl, Darcy and Morgan

        Michele, Carl, Darcy and Morgan

        Jul 14, 2019

        Wow! What an amazing thing to do! We are all so proud of you (no way I could do it 😂). Good luck x


      • Laura Akers

        Laura Akers

        May 18, 2019

        Good luck you two xx


      • Louise Jones

        Louise Jones

        May 16, 2019

        Good luck love Izzy 💕💕


      • Anonymous


        May 15, 2019

        Good luck with your skydiving and fund raising. Such a worthy cause on a condition that stays hidden until too late. Love and best wishes from us both xx

      • Alan HUGHES

        Alan HUGHES

        May 15, 2019

        Good luck Ellie & from Ruby, Jan & Al xxxx❤️❤️❤️


      • Karen Gerrard

        Karen Gerrard

        May 15, 2019

        Good luck, love Keira xxxx


      • Jackie Owen

        Jackie Owen

        May 15, 2019

        Good luck Ellie and Rob - you’re braving than me !! Xxx


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