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Lesley Norman raised £330 from 12 supporters


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Closed 31/03/2020

raised of £10,000 target by 12 supporters

    Weʼve raised £330 to purchase radio frequency seed equipment to help locate tiny breast tumours/lesions for Cumbria Breast Services.

    Carlisle, Cumbria
    Funded on Tuesday, 31st March 2020

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    The advantage of this technique is that there is no need to place the localisation mark on the day of surgery. Conventional wires however, need to be placed AND removed on the day of surgery. The wire end comes through the breast skin and can cause discomfort; furthermore if it is pushed/pulled, it can become misplaced. To avoid these problems surgery must take place soon after insertion, then removed again afterwards. A Radiologist is needed for each procedure, which can be difficult to organise. The 'seed' can be inserted/removed weeks or months before surgery, so lessening the stress incurred on that day.



    • Lesley Norman1 year ago
      Lesley Norman

      Lesley Norman

      1 year ago

      I am about to close this account now and hand the monies raised to Mr Barthelmes at the end of the month! Thank you to all of those who gave so generously for this equipment. More money has been raised and our Breast Care Support Group will continue to find raise until we reach the required funds!

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    1 year ago

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    Page last updated on: 11/16/2019 14.55



    • sheridan


      Nov 5, 2019

      Good luck ludger


    • LC


      Oct 16, 2019

      Hi Lesley All the very best for your special Park Run up Whinlatter and your fundraising project! Best regardsA fellow breast cancer survivor


    • Linda & Clive

      Linda & Clive

      Oct 7, 2019

      Good luck with all your fundraising


    • Anonymous


      Oct 6, 2019


    • Linda


      Oct 2, 2019

      A very worthy cause. Sorry I am away so unable to attend Oompah Fumf musical event.


    • Lorraine and David Alcock

      Lorraine and David Alcock

      Sep 29, 2019

      Well done Lesley with all your (and the Group's) hard work on this x


    • Brenda Graham

      Brenda Graham

      Sep 28, 2019

      Good luck x


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    Lesley Norman

    Lesley Norman

    Carlisle, Cumbria

    I am Co-Chair of Carlisle Breast Care Support Group, which meets monthly to share our stories/worries and successes! We also donate to local charities/causes connected with Breast Cancer or Cancer in general.

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