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We are raising money to support our amazing dear friend and colleague Lizzie Erian-Round who is fighting a rare form of malignant cancer - Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma (ACC).
Lizzie’s tumour originated her hard palate in her mouth and has sadly been identified to be an aggressive and high stage (stage 4) form of the disease. However with the right treatment she should have a good prognosis. ACC accounts for only 2% of all oral cancers, it has no known risk factors and is one of the only oral cancers not known to be related to smoking, drinking or HPV.
Lizzie has recently undergone two radical surgical procedures which involved major jaw surgery and reconstruction and is about to embark on an intensive course of a specific form of radiation called ‘proton beam therapy’ which involves being treated every weekday for nearly two months.
Overall recovery time from surgery is estimated to be around 9 months, while recovery from radiation can take up to 2 years. You can read more about Lizzie’s story here: https://tumouroustales.wordpress.com/
Lizzie is one of the most inspiring and optimistic people you will ever meet. While Lizzie would never ask for money herself and is not crowd funding for her full treatment at this point, we want to help take the pressure off at this difficult time. To keep up her spirits and support her through the long recovery and rehabilitation we’re raising funds through a series of exciting #TeamLizzie activities.
#TEAMLIZZIE UPDATES -
**One of Lizzie’s best friends Becky Birch and Becky’s mum Maddie are donning their Lycra and leading a small team that are attempting to cycle 1000km in a day on the 16th September. Wowza’s you guys are AWESOME!
**Corrina Safeio at Pegasus is also running the Berlin Marathon on 16th September for #TeamLizzie - Go Corrina! You can smash it!
**A bunch of Pegasus daredevils are going to climb and abseil down the world famous Emirates Spinnaker Tower which stands at 115 metres up. These brave souls will be attempting this dizzying feat during June and August.
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Aug 16, 2018
Good luck to you all - amazing thing to do - all the best to Lizzie with her Proton treatment.
Aug 14, 2018
Well done Daniel Rowland for your recent abseil down Spinnaker Tower!Raising money for your work colleague . Your grandad would have been so proud of you. Love, Pat. X
Aug 9, 2018
Well done heidi xx
Aug 9, 2018
Team Lizzie Rules!
Aug 8, 2018
Feel better soon Lizzie! Good luck Becky and the rest of the team ! Xx
Aug 7, 2018
Keep up your brave battle - you have so many people who care about you and love you. Best Wishes xxx
Aug 7, 2018
Gladly donate to hopefully help raise the money required!
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