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Shine Night Walk - Full Marathon
23 Sep 2017

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Georgia's fundraising page

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Georgia Macer

Total raised

£185.00

+ £31.25 Gift Aid

74 Complete
74% of £250.00 target
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It is currently suggested that 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with Cancer during their lifetime. On the 18th January 2013 at the age of 18 I found out one of those people was me. I was diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma, the most aggressive and dangerous form of skin cancer. I was treated with surgery and although this wasn't easy, it could have been a lot worse.

The hardest part however isn't the physical pain I was put through, but the emotional strain a cancer diagnosis has put on myself and my family. Over 4 years later I still suffer with anxiety and the constant worry that the cancer will return and that one day I may rely on more than surgery to treat my cancer.

On the 23rd September 2017 myself and my best friend (and Maid of Honour!) will be walking a marathon through the streets of London starting during the evening and finishing during the early hours of the morning.

We are raising money to fund research, treatment and support for those affected by skin cancer. I have seen many people in my melanoma support group who have struggled or been unable to raise money for their lifesaving treatment which isn't available on the NHS.

Any donations will be highly appreciated, no matter how small. In return, we promise to complete this marathon with a spring in our step and not moan too much the next day about how much our feet hurt!

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Latest updates

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Paul Reeve

2017-09-21T16:08:23+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

I'm so very proud of you Georgia

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Owen Swain

2017-09-17T19:10:07+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Georgia! Love uncle Owen. X

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Anonymous

2017-09-17T18:15:49+00:00

£20.00

Good luck, from Auntie Gill and Uncle Christian

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Tom Wilson

2017-09-03T18:53:29+00:00

£40.00

+£10.00 Gift Aid

Good luck! I'm so proud of you after everything you have been through.

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Roy Devereux

2017-09-03T10:12:35+00:00

£25.00

+£6.25 Gift Aid

Good luck Georgia, We know you can do it. Love Rita & Roy xx

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Sue Wilson

2017-09-03T09:53:55+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Georgia ! Sue , Dan and Charlie xx

Total raised£185.00

Online£185.00

Offline£0.00

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Cause

Skin cancer

Around 37 people in the UK are told they have malignant melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) every day. Over the last decade malignant melanoma incidence rates have increased by around a half (49%) in the UK. Help Cancer Research UK find new ways to treat skin cancer.