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£4,999raised of £75,000 target by 121 supporters

    Weʼve raised £4,999 to pay for life-saving treatment for our daughter who has high-risk neuroblastoma

    Funded on Friday, 5th October 2018

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    On the 2nd of October 2017 our beautiful and high-spirited 15 month old daughter Cara was diagnosed with high-risk neuroblastoma. It was a cancer we knew very little about and our world was shattered by the news that this was a life threatening disease that accounts for the highest number of deaths within childhood cancers.

    We went on to discover that Cara‘s treatment would be incredibly hard-hitting and invasive and that funding for some elements of the treatment was uncertain. We were so very grateful to discover recently that the NHS will now fund immunotherapy for Cara and other children in the UK with high-risk Neuroblastoma. It’s a massive weight off our shoulders to know that she will now receive this cutting edge therapy that is readily available for children in Europe and the USA.

    Neuroblastoma is a very rare disease affecting just 100 children a year in the UK and whilst Cara is now receiving a fantastic level of care here in Newcastle there are other ground-breaking treatments available in America that prevent it from returning. We continue to fundraise in the hope that we will do everything possible to get our daughter through this terrible disease. Any of the money raised that isn‘t required for Cara’s treatment will be donated to Neuroblastoma UK.

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    • Isobel Armstrong5 months ago
      Isobel Armstrong

      Isobel Armstrong

      5 months ago

      On 13th of July Cara turned 2 years old!! It was an amazing day and we celebrated with an open house and endless visitors and cake. Cara had a really fun time and she’s such a happy child who loves to dance and sing. Thanks to all our family and friends who made the day so special for her. Special thanks to Helen for the fabulous Frozen cake!! 👍🏻

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    • Isobel Armstrong5 months ago
      Isobel Armstrong

      Isobel Armstrong

      5 months ago

      We decided to shave Cara’s hair as it’s started to fall out for the second time. She’s just completed her high-dose chemotherapy and it started to fall out in big clumps which she found distressing. It’s so much better now and we think she actually rocks the look! The chemo has gone well and we’re in hospital waiting for the aftermath and the effects of such strong treatment. Thanks for the donations so far we really appreciate it!

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    121

    • katie dresser

      katie dresser

      Sep 3, 2018

      Donated by martin from Dunelm for the Durham run

      £10.00

    • James F

      James F

      Aug 31, 2018

      Hi I don't know your family , however I was made aware from friend Katie Dresser and we did the Durham city with Isobel in mind , apologies its taken this long to sit down and do this !

      £15.00

    • Sergio

      Sergio

      Aug 17, 2018

      Be strong Isobel , I hope you recover soon.

    • Alexandra Glibbery

      Alexandra Glibbery

      Aug 7, 2018

      Wishing you all the luck in the world with treatments darlings. Keeping you in my thoughts and sending love from across the pond. Alexandra xxxx

      £30.00

    • Susan Massey

      Susan Massey

      Jul 31, 2018

      Think of you every day.Massey Clan

      £50.00

    • de Lucas family

      de Lucas family

      Jul 23, 2018

      Lots of love and the best of the luck with the treatment!! Demel, Miguel, Adri and Celia

      £150.00

    • Chris Waldren

      Chris Waldren

      Jul 23, 2018

      Good luck with all your treatment Isobel. Sending you all our love and support x

      £30.00

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