£5,590raised of £150,000 target by 115 supporters

Weʼre raising £150,000 to help fund pioneering immunotherapy for a rare cancer that is not available on the NHS

Wigan, United Kingdom

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I was diagnosed with an aggressive strain of a rare form of cancer in February 2017. After months of mis-diagnosis from my GP and local hospital doctors I was finally referred to the Christie.

I am looking to raise money for pioneering Immunotherapy treatment in Europe to help me fight this cancer as all Immunotherapy treatment for my cancer has not been authorised under NICE in the UK.

Unfortunately there is little research done on this style of cancer in the UK and therefore treatment is centred around surgery and piggybacking on radiotherapy/chemotherapy that is used on other cancers.

If my cancer spreads to a distant organ, then there is little that can be done, however at my current stage of disease there are options available, however none of these are available on the NHS. The NHS can only provide me with options of further surgery and chemotherapy.

I do not want to leave my family, wife and 4 year old daughter due to cancer that is overlooked by the large research bodies just because it is rare and as such little funding is put into it.

The treatment that I am looking to have will also provide vital information into future research that could benefit hundreds of men in the UK, as well as hopefully giving me some extra precious years with my little girl.

Please fund raise to help me receive this treatment.

Thank you. Craig

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  • Christine &David Symons

    Christine &David Symons

    Jan 20, 2018

    We hope you reach your target. We are praying for you and your family.


  • Glenn Minto

    Glenn Minto

    Jan 19, 2018

    Good luck with achieving your fundraising goal, hope this helps from all at Mint.


  • Michelle Moseley-Bamford

    Michelle Moseley-Bamford

    Jan 19, 2018

    This donation comes with our un-ending love and support. We are with you every step of the way. Michelle, David & Gaby


  • Charles Moss

    Charles Moss

    Jan 19, 2018

    Thinking of you...hope this goes in a small way to help .


  • Victoria Elliott

    Victoria Elliott

    Jan 18, 2018

    Hope you get many more years with your little princess .. wish you well x


  • Kevin Masterton

    Kevin Masterton

    Jan 17, 2018

    Thinking of you buddy Kevin


  • Rachel Hall

    Rachel Hall

    Jan 17, 2018

    Wishing you every success on your journey... Good Luck Craig xxx


About the fundraiser
Craig Barlow

Craig Barlow

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Wigan, United Kingdom

I am a 41 year old accountant, who is married to Nicola. We have the most beautiful 4 year old daughter (Abigail). The treatment funding is to try and give me more precious years with my amazing family.

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