Shine London 2019 - Half Marathon
21 Sep 2019

John's Giving Page

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John Hiscock

Total raised


+ £65.00 Gift Aid

155 Complete
155% of £260.00 target

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I’m taking part in Shine Night Walk to help beat cancer

iI have had encounters with melanoma and prostate cancer and owe my current good health to sound diagnosis, thorough analysis and effective actions. All i contend with nowadays are age-related conditions and a childixh sense of humour.. In 1996 I had the benefit of BUPA: PSA tests led to other checks showing a carcinoma but no spread and slow growth. I was just within the age limit for brachytherapy (injection of radioactive pellets) rather than harsher treatment. My operation took place on 27 January 2007. It was successful and I was checked regularly for 10 years..Apart from having to pee through a sieve for a few weeks in case any implanted radioactive seeds escaped I got off lightly and hope I contributed to the sum of knowledge about brachytherapy at that time. There is no doubt in my mind that I was a lucky lad and the many experts in my diagnosis and treatment saved my life. Continued funding of research into cures for all cancers is crystal clear to me .My focus is prostate cancer for obvious resons but scientists are getting closer to beating cancer in its widest sense and they’ve helped double survival rates in the last 40 years. But we can’t stop there.

So thank you for helping me play a tiny part in a critically important medical progress - the groundbreaking work - of Cancer Research UK

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+£5.00 Gift Aid




+£5.00 Gift Aid

Don't lock the car away this time


John h



on behalf of my good friend Robert "Dingo" Wood


Malcolm Norris



On behalf of Malcolm





+£10.00 Gift Aid

Good luck, John





On behalf of Arnold Granat

Total raised£405.00



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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with around 41,700 cases diagnosed every year. Help fund Cancer Research UK to continue its work to find new ways to tackle the disease and improve survival rates.