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£3,100raised of £500 target by 56 supporters

    Weʼve raised £3,100 to raise money for Worcestershire acute Hospital for there very own Rory the Robot to beat prostate cancer!!!

    Droitwich Spa, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 13th October 2017

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    Story

    In November 2016 my dad, Don was diagnosed with Prostate cancer. On a positive note its slow growing, this means he may not need treatment for a couple of years.

    However some men are faced with needing treatment straight away. In these cases they have to travel to other hospitals for treatment which isn't local and can keep them from loved ones for weeks.

    Prostate Cancer mainly affects men over 50 years old and your risk increases with age. About 1 in 8 will get Prostate Cancer at some point in their lives.

    Worcestershire Acute Hospital has set up an appeal called Rory the Robot to try and raise 1.6 million for a surgical robotic system to treat men with Prostate Cancer. This robotic Surgery is already available in other hospital and Worcestershire Acute Hospital believe men in Worcestershire should have access to this treatment too.
    The benefits are:
    - Faster recovery time
    - Smaller incisions
    - Discharge 24 hours after surgery
    - Closer to loved ones
    - securing the future of cancer care

    At some point my dad will need this treatment too!

    So to do our bit:
    Don is holding a sponsored 12 hour Table Tennis Marathon on Saturday 15th July 2017
    At: Droitwich Spa High School (P.E Block)
    From: 8am - 8pm.

    Also across the road at Droitwich Sports Centre we will be hold a Jar Bizarre (prize every time) and cake sale from 8am.

    If you would like to take part in the Marathon you can turn up on the day and pay a donation, or simply donate to this page to help raise as much as we can for Worcestershire Acute Hospitals very own Rory the Robot!!

    A big thank you in advance for supporting this cause.
    From Don and myself

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      Supporters

      56

      • Matt phillips

        Matt phillips

        Sep 14, 2017

        £20.00

      • Vince Ellicott

        Vince Ellicott

        Aug 31, 2017

        £30.00

      • Sam Albrow

        Sam Albrow

        Aug 28, 2017

        £15.00

      • Philip Harrison

        Philip Harrison

        Aug 25, 2017

        £15.00

      • AGS PE

        AGS PE

        Aug 7, 2017

        Well done Don from all of us at AGS PE.

        £20.00

      • Eliot Brandwood

        Eliot Brandwood

        Aug 1, 2017

        It was a brilliant day and effort. Here's to getting up to £3000

      • Anthony kenny

        Anthony kenny

        Jul 28, 2017

        Money from family and friends

        £60.00

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      Lou Edwards

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      Droitwich Spa, United Kingdom

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