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Stephanie and Dorothy's LEJOG adventure

Fundraising for Cancer Treatment and Research Trust - Charing Cross Hospital

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  • Team members: Stephanie Stobbs Dorothy Ronson
  • Event: Lands End to John o' Groats, 15 Mar 2010 to 16 Jun 2010

Cancer Treatment and Research Trust - Charing Cross Hospital

It helps patients and supports research for (1) choriocarcinoma/gestational trophoblastic disease where Charing Cross is the world's largest centre (2)lung cancer with research at Hammersmith Hospital (3) testicular and ovarian germ cell tumours

Charity Registration No. 292909

Story

Three years ago my daughter, Virginia, was found to have a hydatidiform mole (a tumour develops instead of a healthy pregnancy).  Unfortunately it was not cured by initial surgery and developed into persistant gestational trophoblastic disease: if left untreated, a virulent and rapidly spreading form of cancer.  Thankfully the disease is highly curable with the right treatment, which my daughter received from Professor Seckl and his team at Charing Cross Hospital, London - the world-leading centre for research and treatment of this type of illness.

Last year Virginia and her husband Graham became the proud parents of baby Adelaide, who has brought love and joy into all our lives.

I have teamed up with Dorothy, a friend for many years, to walk from Land's End to John o' Groats.  The aim of our walk is to raise funds for further research by Professor Seckl and his team.

You can find more information on their work via this link:

www.hmole-chorio.org.uk

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