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£3,580raised of £750,000 target by 108 supporters

Weʼre raising £750,000 to fund 6 year old Rupert's cancer treatment. For pioneering immunotherapy and future treatment abroad. Please view. www.rupertsrevenge.co.uk

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This is Rupert.

He is 6 years old, he loves Minecraft, lego, tractors and most of all being mischievously funny. Rupert has a crocodile (which is Rupert's name for his cancer) and he needs your help. Please read his crocodile journey on Facebook; Rupert's Revenge.

Since the age of 3, Rupert has undergone continuous intensive cancer treatment for stage 4 High Risk Neuroblastoma. A rare childhood cancer, affecting only 100 children a year, in the UK.

Sadly, Rupert's cancer remains and his specialist consultant in London explains that, Rupert's treatment is now in "uncharted waters", with no clear direction, as to what to do next, as there is no effective treatment left within the NHS.

Rupert has bounced through treatment, exceeding expectations and remains, not just well but he is full of energy.

On paper he shouldn't be! Even as I type this, I just can't believe that this is happening to our son. It is just a nightmare.

The best chance Rupert has of a future, of defeating his crocodile, is to pay for his treatment.

There is pioneering immunotherapy treatment, for neuroblastoma that is routinely used in America, and is proving to be very effective. Prolonging children's life's and helping children, with "refractory neuroblastoma", like Rupert, become cancer free. Subsequent vaccines to prevent future relapse, are also only available in America.

So, we have no choice but to try to take Rupert to America. To receive this treatment as soon as possible, before his cancer progresses, and its too late.

Everyday Rupert demonstrates his determination to succeed, to get on with his life despite the odds. Planning all the things he wants to do once he has defeated his crocodile; play football and rugby; go swimming. Or simply just being free from hospital and playing with his school friends. Rupert has not given up fighting his crocodile. So we must help him to carry on; to save his life.

We desperately need your help, we can not do this without you.

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  • Sarah Beckett7 months ago
    Sarah Beckett

    Sarah Beckett

    7 months ago

    Another fantastic £4,998 raised of the £750,000 target by 100 supporters. Thank you so much. Old link has been reasssigned to http://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/rupertsrevenge2

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7 months ago

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Page last updated on: 1/21/2018 1:28 PM

Supporters

108

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 21, 2018

    In loving memory

  • Paul O'Sullivan

    Paul O'Sullivan

    Jan 11, 2018

    Happy to help one of my favourite families. X

    £10.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 11, 2018

    Good luck and praying little Rupert gets better soon.

    £5.00

  • De Lacy Executive

    De Lacy Executive

    Jan 9, 2018

    Donation on behalf of De Lacy Executive Limited

    £500.00

  • Helen Rowland

    Helen Rowland

    Jan 7, 2018

    £20.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jan 6, 2018

    £30.00

  • Claire Brown

    Claire Brown

    Jan 4, 2018

    Hi Sarah, just a small contribution but this is money that friends and family have donated over Christmas when hearing about Rupert’s journey.Thinking of you, Claire (Jessica’s Mum) x

    £65.00

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