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£300raised of £5,000 target by 15 supporters

    Weʼve raised £300 to Help Jo through her cancer treatment.

    Funded on Friday, 24th August 2018

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    Joanne Lamb is a local girl from North Walsham who needs some financial support for her and her family through this difficult time. She has her husband Rick and two children Amy and Ben. Any help would be fantastic.

    For over a year prior to her diagnosis, Jo has suffered intermittent pain in her hip which a physio suggested was damaged ligament and could take upto 2 years to heal. As time passed Jo's pain increased and in December her doctor agreed to refer her for an MRI. Jo had her MRI early morning in January and that same evening her doctor called to say they'd found a mass by her kidneys on the MRI. A week later Jo was seeing a cancer specialist, Dr Heaton at NNUH who referred her for biopsy and CT scans to further ascertain a diagnosis. Three weeks later we were at the Royal Marsden being told the mass was Retroperitoneal Ewings Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer, that appears to be creating nerve impingement causing Jo's hip pain. By the end of the week Jo was having further tests/scans and the following week chemotherapy started as part of a trial having treatment over 6 months rather than 12 and alternating 3 and 5 days of treatment every two weeks (two weeks from start of one treatment to start of next, not two weeks between treatments). The NNUH doesn't do the type of chemo required so Jo has to travel to the Royal Marsden in London everytime. Jo's hip pain has also caused a weakness in her knee that requires her to use a brace and crutches where possible.

    The travel to and from the hospital and trying to maintain normal household financial needs is a massive strain and one we would like to help with.

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      15

      • John Colbridge

        John Colbridge

        Jun 30, 2018

        Wishing all goes well.

        £50.00

      • Jo Todd

        Jo Todd

        Jun 30, 2018

        Sorry can’t be there today, hope it goes well x

        £10.00

      • Annamarie Jennings

        Annamarie Jennings

        Jun 11, 2018

        Sending love & wishes to Jo, Rick, Amy & Ben.xx

        £10.00

      • Clare Johnson

        Clare Johnson

        Jun 5, 2018

        Sending our love Rob & Clare Johnson xx

        £10.00

      • Kerri White

        Kerri White

        May 22, 2018

        Thinking of you Joanne xx

        £10.00

      • Kim Burton-pye

        Kim Burton-pye

        May 17, 2018

        Good luck and I hope you manage to raise the rest of the money xx

        £10.00

      • Kayleigh  Norman

        Kayleigh Norman

        May 17, 2018

        So sorry to read all of this. I hope you manage to reach the target to help her and the family. X

        £20.00

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