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Sarah Mayfield Chester

Sarah Mayfield Chester is crowdfunding

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raised of £2,500 target by 106 supporters

Weʼre raising £2,500 to help a couple both with cancer afford to live whilst the pregnant wife receives chemotherapy and further surgery

Nottingham, England

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Can anyone please help us raise money to live on.

Me and my wife Sarah Jennie Mayfield-Chester both have cancer and the government don't want to help.

I have grade III incurable brain cancer which they operated on and was unable to remove it all, I finished my treatment of radiotherapy and adjuvant chemotherapy in August.

We had been going through IVF due to my cancer diagnosis and in September our final frozen embryo stuck!! We had a brief period of happiness before my wife found a lump in her breast around 7 weeks pregnant. Once the biopsy came back it confirmed she has grade 3 triple negative breast cancer which is a very aggressive form of breast cancer and spreads quickly. Even with having a mastectomy on 6th Dec the pathology results showed the cancer has spread to her lymphnodes so she needs to start chemotherapy at the end of January which will carry risks to both her and the baby.

Along side all the stress and worry of treatment we have the worry of how we will afford to live as she's self employed so no work means no money . The ESA letter arrived today stating that because she's already in receipt of carers allowance (for looking after me) she will get a grand total of £6.95 a week extra and have to wait till Feb/March for a decision on 'limited capability for work support group' which potentially won't apply because she wants to go back to work once she's experienced her first round of chemo and knows how it will affect her.

I'm not one to beg but any little help would mean a great deal even if you just share the fundraiser it will mean a lot . Love to you all!! ❤❤❤

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  • Sarah Mayfield Chester1 month ago
    Sarah Mayfield Chester

    Sarah Mayfield Chester

    1 month ago

    I can't begin to put into words how thankful we are for all your support! I've got my date for chemotherapy- I start on 22nd January and will have between 12 and 15 sessions leading up to my due date .

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  • Sarah Mayfield Chester2 months ago
    Sarah Mayfield Chester

    Sarah Mayfield Chester

    2 months ago
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2 months ago

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Page last updated on: 2/25/2020 13.28

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106

  • Doughnotts

    Doughnotts

    Feb 25, 2020

    £750.00

  • Cally

    Cally

    Feb 6, 2020

    I hope this helps you on your journey Matt. Cally x

    £4.00

  • Sarah Lobley

    Sarah Lobley

    Feb 2, 2020

    £10.00

  • Rebecca Readman

    Rebecca Readman

    Feb 2, 2020

    £10.00

  • Michelle Bennett

    Michelle Bennett

    Feb 1, 2020

    £100.00

  • Dan

    Dan

    Jan 31, 2020

    All the best for you, wife and the bump❤️

  • Amy

    Amy

    Jan 29, 2020

    I really hope you get all the donations heres a little something towards it..God bless you both and the baby so sorry to hear your story.more should be done to help you.

    £4.00

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Nottingham, England

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