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£1,245raised of £1,000 target by 58 supporters

    Weʼve raised £1,245 to support Mighty Magnus in his fight against neuroblastoma.

    Northampton, UK
    Funded on Sunday, 14th October 2018

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    I will be Mountain biking over 100 miles on 23 June to raise money for Mighty Magnus' Medicine.

    Just after Christmas, one of Holly's school friends was diagnosed with a childhood cancer called neuroblastoma. Affecting approximately 100 children in the UK each year, neuroblastoma gave Magnus a pint sized tumour in his abdomen and spread to his bones and bone marrow. Over the last 6 months Magnus has been through chemotherapy, radiotherapy and surgery. He will soon start stem cell replacement therapy to try and keep him in remission. Even with all this treatment, 60% of children relapse without the next step in treatment. Dinutuximab beta reduces that figure to just 10%.
    Dinutuximab beta is a standard part of the treatment plan in Europe and the USA. The NHS are in negotiations with the manufacturer to make it available here but there is no knowing how long that negotiation will take. And Magnus' treatment plan cannot wait. Magnus' family must plan to fund the treatment themselves at an estimated cost of £150,000.
    This is a huge amount if money to pull out of nowhere so Magnus' extended family and friends are fundraising in an effort to try reduce the additional stress this financial pressure puts on an already horribly stressful situation.

    The Solstice 100 starts in Northampton and pedals on and off road to the Cotswolds and back. I have put in the miles during training. I have fallen off numerous times, blasted through stinging nettles, and learned to appreciate ice baths!
    Thanks for supporting me. Every donation will be hugely appreciated and make all my efforts worth while.
    If you have any questions about what I am doing or about Mighty Magnus' Medicine, please do get in touch. Thanks & wish me luck!

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    • Tom Powell6 months ago
      Tom Powell

      Tom Powell

      6 months ago
      Update from the Page owner

      We've hit our initial £500 target so the challenge is now £1000. A huge thank you to everyone who has helped make this happen! X

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    6 months ago

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    Supporters

    58

    • JaiSankar Navarathinam

      JaiSankar Navarathinam

      Jul 5, 2018

      I am donating to Tom Powell for Mighty Magnus Medicine.

      £10.00

    • Tom Powell

      Tom Powell

      Jul 3, 2018

      Alex Crookes

    • Neil Kent

      Neil Kent

      Jun 25, 2018

      Well done Tom

      £10.00

    • Adrian Clarke

      Adrian Clarke

      Jun 25, 2018

      Well Done.

      £20.00

    • Dean Shears

      Dean Shears

      Jun 25, 2018

      £10.00

    • Jenny Adams

      Jenny Adams

      Jun 25, 2018

      Good Luck

      £20.00

    • Brian Crowley

      Brian Crowley

      Jun 25, 2018

      Hope it all went well and wasn't too warm!

      £20.00

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