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Crawley 5k 2018
23 Jun 2018

Kirsten’s quest for a cure

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Kirsten Jones

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In memory of

Kevin

26 Nov 1983 - 04 Feb 2001

cancer is happening right now and we need your help to find a cure, this is Kevin’s story. Kevin was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 2, and he received an operation to remove the cancer the same year. He underwent a gruelling six months of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, followed by many hospital visits. The treatment was a success, and Kevin carried on with his normal life to the best of his ability for the next 7 years. When Kevin was 9 years old he was unexpectedly struck with the news that the same cancer had returned, and started his chemotherapy again. This treatment was so strong and intense that it caused serious problems to his immune system, heart and lungs. Unfortunately on the 4th February 2001 Kevin took his final breath as his organs gave up on him and he was no longer able to fight the gruelling pain and suffering. We are proud of Kevin for everything he went through at such a young age. Together we are stronger - Kirsten’s quest for a cure ❤️

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Cause

Lymphoma

Survival rates for many types of lymphoma has increased significantly – now, twice as many people survive non-Hodgkin lymphoma as in the 1970s. And four out of five people will survive Hodgkin's lymphoma, compared to fewer than half of patients in the 1970s. Help Cancer Research UK improve effective treatments and survival with your donation.