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£13,865raised of £100,000 target by 327 supporters

    Weʼve raised £13,865 to to get my son treatment for a non operable brain tumour so he can see his daughter grow up and walk her down the aisle when she s 50

    Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
    Funded on Friday, 31st August 2018

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    My son jack sanders started with brain cancer just over 5 years ago now in 2012 when his daughter was just 4 . He was first diagnosed with a benign grade 2 glioma and underwent an 8 hour awake craniotomy to remove it which resulted in a "complete excision" and was apparently a success!! he was told to go home recover and live a normal life!!! jack returned home and remained healthy and well up until late 2014 when the tumour returned this time as a malignant grade 4 glioblastoma ( the worst kind) by february 2015 he was took in for another awake craniotomy this time for 9 hours to debulk it as it was no longer possible to get a "complete excision" this surgery resulted in the loss of use of his left arm for 6 months due to nerve damage!! We were told after the operation that his only option was to undergo an aggressive treatment of radio and chemotherapy But ultimately it was time to go home and get his affairs in order as his future did not look promising!! We were all heartbroken but refused to give up!!! Jack has been an inspiration!!! He completed the chemo and radiotherapy!! and has recovered well!! regaining the use of his left arm and his driving license and has been back to living a relatively normal life receiving stable scan results now for the last 2 years, Unfortunately recent scans now show that the tumour is active again only this time round it's inoperable!!!With chemotherapy being the only option with very limited chances of success and a good chance of making it even more aggressive!!! Fortunately We don't give up that easy so we've got him in at John Hopkins neuro centre in USA for a second opinion and we are also Looking into alternative treatments such as immunotherapy, vaccines, dendtric cell therapy..... However these are not available on the NHS and are unfortunately rather expensive!!
    We want to give him the best chance possible alongside the best treatment we can get so he can see his beautiful daughter grow up.PLEASE PLEASE help and donate . Every little helps and it Every pound adds up!!! We all think it won't happen to our children. Sadly it can happen to anyone's children and sadly we all read these sort of stories and think "aww how sad" but we dont quite realise just how sad and what impact it has till its happening to us . my son is my world and i will never give up fighting to keep him alive and well so he can have his hearts desire and see his beautiful daughter grow up . Thank you all in advance xxx



    • Sandra Marshall1 year ago
      Sandra Marshall

      Sandra Marshall

      1 year ago

      Hi there everyone , well, jacks doing ok . We go back to Germany on Wednesday for 3 days and we get his scan results so please keep your fingers crossed everyone altho we not gonna give up whatever the results .well keep fundraising again and again to get him more treatments he’s my boy , my sunshine . Thank you everyone and please keep sharing for us xxx

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    • Sandra Marshall1 year ago
      Sandra Marshall

      Sandra Marshall

      1 year ago

      In Germany now for another treatment . . Can’t really tell how it’s going till we get an mri scan done .hes very tired at Mo . Think that’s the avastin that makes you tired . Gonna go get him some lunch in a minute cis there’s nothing wrong with my boys appetite . ❤️

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    • Sandra Marshall1 year ago
      Sandra Marshall

      Sandra Marshall

      1 year ago

      Well, we’ve been back to cologne for the second round of treatments. This time jacks had his dendritic cell therapy. We go back again soon for another round of treatment and so will be hoping that the public will help us by donating even £2. We are very grateful for any donations that anyone can make so please please try to help us and ask your friends to help too . Thank you in advance xx

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    • Andrea


      Jul 9, 2018

      I hope Jack gets the treatment he needs to give him the best possible life. You are an amazing mum Sandra, sending you all best wishes xxx


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      Jun 7, 2018

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    • Jane Dewey

      Jane Dewey

      Jun 4, 2018

      Such a moving programme tonight. Good luck with the fund raising and the treatment - prayers that it'll be a positive outcome.


    • Emma Davies

      Emma Davies

      May 7, 2018

      Keep on fighting!


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    Sandra Marshall

    Sandra Marshall

    Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

    I am a mum of a 34 year old son who has been battling brain cancer for 5 years . He's recently been told that his tumour is growing yet again and is now inoperable so,,,, we do Not give in . We are trying to raise money to get him some alternative treatment .. cancer is evil

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