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Paul Griffin

Running to say thank you to Guys Cancer for giving me a second chance

Taking on the challenge of the London Marathon for Guy's & St. Thomas' Charity because diagnosed with Stage 3 Bladder Cancer 2017

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Guy's & St. Thomas' Charity London marathon Team 2019

Welcome to our London marathon team page!

Charity Registration No. 1160316

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If you’re wondering what drives me in my endeavours in taking on the challenge of London? For me it boils down to giving a little something back to the amazing people at Guys Hospital without whom it would be very unlikely to even be around today. Back in October 2017 popped into A&E at Tommy’s with several abdominal pains & blood in my urine. Not long after I was in the ICU at Guys with a catheter pumping blood out of my bladder (I’ll spare you the more gruesome details 😱!). Turned out to be Stage 3 Bladder Cancer, a form of the Disease I didn’t even know existed until the consultant told me. Required radical surgery to remove the entire bladder to eliminate the cancer with my prostate coming out too for good measure. Even then not out of the woods as a CT scan a few weeks later showed a lump in my groin so ultrasound & more biopsies before being being given the all clear in February last year. Completing the Marathon is not just a way of raising money for Guys but raising awareness of a form of Cancer research into which is severely underfunded and showing that Cancer is not an end but the start of a second chance at life.

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