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MileADayInMay!

I'm fundraising to raise money for Cancer Research

MileADayInMay!

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Guy O'leary

Total raised

£62,820.00

+ £3,363.25 Gift Aid

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Story

In November 2017, at the age of 34, during a routine check they found a tumour and I became a cancer patient. My incredible surgeon performed a bowel resection straight away but a subsequent PET scan revealed the disease had spread to my liver. Another major operation, eleven cycles of chemo and many hard days later I was back on my feet with clear scans and a future I thought I mightn't have. It is because of the skill of two amazing surgeons, an unbelievable oncologist, my amazing team of nurses, a relentlessly inquisitive wife and the work of CANCER RESEARCH that I am still alive today. The progress CANCER RESEARCH has made over the last three decades means that I was given a chance at survival, this was a chance my grandmother didn't have when she fell ill with the disease in the mid-1980's. Having been through the horrors of cancer, I want to do everything I can to help the research effort. To prove that I'm back to my old self - I'll be swimming a mile each day during the month of May to raise funds for the incredible CANCER RESEARCH! Each day someone who helped me through will join me on the swim - 31 miles coming up!

Latest updates

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Antoine Murray

2019-08-22T04:35:25+00:00

£10.00

Respect lad.

R

Richard Murphy

2019-07-25T09:21:22+00:00

£50.00

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Vikki Oconnor

2019-07-19T14:59:11+00:00

£20.00

Congratulations on your fundraising!

M

Mark Daniel

2019-07-19T09:24:39+00:00

£20.00

+£5.00 Gift Aid
D

Donal Carey

2019-07-12T07:40:54+00:00

£40.00

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Jim and Mar

2019-07-05T06:22:57+00:00

£40.00

Total raised£62,820.00

Online£62,820.00

Offline£0.00

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Story

In November 2017, at the age of 34, during a routine check they found a tumour and I became a cancer patient. My incredible surgeon performed a bowel resection straight away but a subsequent PET scan revealed the disease had spread to my liver. Another major operation, eleven cycles of chemo and many hard days later I was back on my feet with clear scans and a future I thought I mightn't have. It is because of the skill of two amazing surgeons, an unbelievable oncologist, my amazing team of nurses, a relentlessly inquisitive wife and the work of CANCER RESEARCH that I am still alive today. The progress CANCER RESEARCH has made over the last three decades means that I was given a chance at survival, this was a chance my grandmother didn't have when she fell ill with the disease in the mid-1980's. Having been through the horrors of cancer, I want to do everything I can to help the research effort. To prove that I'm back to my old self - I'll be swimming a mile each day during the month of May to raise funds for the incredible CANCER RESEARCH! Each day someone who helped me through will join me on the swim - 31 miles coming up!

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