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Fundraising for Hampshire Hospitals Charity

105 %
raised of £5,000 target
by 20 supporters
  • Team members: David Mason, Andrew Jackson, Rhys Whickham, Jon Mason, Scott Bates, Tony Mason, Steve Read,Stephen Mason,Mark Adams,Malcolm Adams,Dave Bates, Tim Bates, Chris Bates.
  • Event: Snowdon Horseshoe, 21 Aug 2010

Hampshire Hospitals Charity

Funds held for any charitable purpose or purposes relating to the National Health Service wholly or mainly for the services provided by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Charity Registration No. 1060133


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 In late 2009 I was diagnosed with a very rare cancer called Pseudomyxoma Peritonei (P.M.P). Its a little known form of cancer and only 1 in every million people will contract this devistating desease. There are currently only two specialist centre's in the country who can treat this desease-The Christies Hospital in Manchester and Basingstoke and Northampshire Hospital in Basingstoke. I recieved my treatement at Basingstoke. Both hospitals treat the desease with the pioneering "Sugarbaker technique" devised by a Dr.Sugarbaker from the U.S.A. Also known as complete cytoreduction the proceedure is highly invasive and is also called the M.O.A.S (Mother Of All Surgeries).After surgery patients will spend some time in ICU recovering before being sent to a specialist ward. The average stay in hospital is around 3-4 weeks.The M.O.A.S is not a guarenteed cure. I underwent the M.O.A.S  on the 2nd February 2010

 As this is such a rare form of cancer and there are so few new cases statistics are scarce and research is only really just getting underway to try to find ways to create a cure.Sufferers often feel isolated and alone. There are few P.M.P support groups and descussion with fellow sufferers is difficult. 

Your donation will help fund research into P.M.P and try to find a cure for the future and create hope for all those blighted by this awful desease.


You can read the full story of my battle with PMP by clicking the link- Cavecrawlerstory


  • The team photo!
  • Some of the team on Snowdons Summit
  • Dave with fellow PMP sufferer Steve +5