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Weʼre raising £1,000 to Fund the ongoing care and future treatment of Luke Bell, an incredibly brave little boy from Darlington. #TEAMLUKE #TEAMLUKEBELL

Darlington, UK
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On 7th July I will be riding the 'Coast to Coast' from Whitehaven to Wearmouth to raise money for the on going care and support of Luke Bell from Darlington.

Luke is the 8yr old son of one of my friends and diagnosed with high risk Neuroblastoma.

Over the last year Luke has shown me what an amazing little boy he is, putting many of us to shame in the way he copes with the unreal challenges he faces in his daily life, at such a young age.

Luke was diagnosed with cancer in April 2017 and since then Luke has undergone a gruelling course of treatment in his battle against High Risk Neuroblastoma. In January this year, he began his final course of treatment which was due to conclude in August. However, an MIBG scan in April indicated that he had suffered a relapse. His family were told on April 27th that the scan showed a shadow on his hip, and a hotspot on his thigh. This news was devastating as it now means that likelihood of him being fully cured of cancer are now remote.

However, this is not the end of the journey. Luke immediately commenced chemotherapy and is part of a trial set to last up to 6 months. After his 2nd cycle of treatment he will have a further scan to ascertain the impact of the trial, at which point a decision will be made whether to continue, amend or cease the trial.

Since starting this latest round of treatment, Luke has battled high temperatures and more recently a case of e coli, but Luke continues to fight.

In August Luke will start a brand new trial in London/Southampton which involves a combination of MIBG therapy and chemotherapy.

The unknown element of the treatment puts his family in a difficult situation, as certain options require significant funding. The purpose of this page is both to provide support for on going hospital expenses, to provide Luke with fun activities, as well as preparing for future treatments. All money raised will go directly to Luke and his family.

Please give as little or as much as you can

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    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 31, 2018

      Heard your story from The Mail on Sunday and I really hope the treatment is successful and that 2019 will be your year Luke .Wishing you all the very ,very Best x

      £50.00

    • Mike Mussett

      Mike Mussett

      Dec 23, 2018

      All the very best, thinking of you Luke.

      £50.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 23, 2018

      Hoping all goes well for you love and my best wishes from a Grandmother xxx

      £50.00

    • LizzieB

      LizzieB

      Dec 23, 2018

      Good Luck and best wishes

      £20.00

    • Jennifer Moore

      Jennifer Moore

      Dec 23, 2018

      Praying for you little man x

    • Michelle Bentley

      Michelle Bentley

      Dec 23, 2018

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 23, 2018

      Heard of Luke from Sunday Express. Hope you can get successful treatment for Luke

      £100.00

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