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Weʼre raising £300,000 to Help afford life saving treatment for my daughter Poppy

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My beautiful daughter Poppy Martin is 2 1/2 years old, Poppy has neurofibromatosis type 1, this has caused a tumour to grow behind her left eye.

Poppy was first diagnosed early July 2016 when she was just 16 months old.

Our lives will never be the same again.

I am searching for help to find the right Doctors who can take this awful, life threatening nightmare away from us.

Poppy has so far faced 72 rounds of chemotherapy, but sadly the tumour continues to grow. We have been told the tumour is inoperable in the UK.

The tumour has already taken most of the sight in Poppy's left eye and is now growing towards the right eye and is sitting on other parts of the brain (Poppy's right temporal lobe and chiasm to be precise)

Sadly we no longer have time on our side before the tumour does yet more irreversible damage - so we need to act fast.

We are desperately seeking help from doctors outside of the UK who have more advanced treatments and are more specialised in this field.

After multiple set backs we have been told poppy is in fact eligible for proton beam therapy.

We are hopeful on the knowledge that optic pathway gliomas are quite comonly treated using proton beam were available.

We're aiming to reach a target of £300,000 to cover costs of travel, accommodation, consultations and treatment to help change Poppy's life and future significantly!

Any donations will be so gratefully appreciated.

Please help my little princess live a life free from this evil disease,

thankyou

Ellena Martin (Poppys mummy)

Poppy and her grandad Reg Martin, above

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  • Ellena Martin5 months ago
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    5 months ago

    I just want to say a huge Thankyou to Elliot gale, his partner Ava, and Vanessa Cross for all the hard work put into organising and carrying out Saturdays event, raising a total donation of £665.91! In just one evening! Thankyou so much for all you did! You’re amazing! We can’t thank you enough♥️😀

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  • Angela Weir

    Angela Weir

    Aug 10, 2018

    Good luck. Sending hugs and best wishes. Xx

    £20.00

  • Scott Mcgonigle

    Scott Mcgonigle

    Aug 9, 2018

    On behalf of magic mysteries juice raffle donated by Tresa Tea Avery 😊😊

    £120.00

  • Michael Luxford

    Michael Luxford

    Aug 8, 2018

    £10.00

  • Brian Davidson

    Brian Davidson

    Aug 5, 2018

    Good luck little warrior

    £20.00

  • Max C

    Max C

    Aug 5, 2018

    £5.00

  • Stefanie Crellin

    Stefanie Crellin

    Aug 5, 2018

    A very special person gave up a prize and wanted me to donate money on his behalf. Sending all our love poppy xx

    £30.00

  • Martin Burchell

    Martin Burchell

    Aug 5, 2018

    £20.00

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