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Manisha Lukha

Manisha's Giving Page

Total raised


+ £256.75 Gift Aid

234%% Complete
234% of the £500.00 target

Sat 24 Sep 2022 - Sun 25 Sep 2022

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My Story

1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. This is a startling statistic that is forever etched in my mind and holds true in our family of 5 siblings. My beautiful sister Rita was just 46 years old when she was diagnosed with Oesophageal Cancer. It was heartbreaking to watch this dreadful disease slowly take over my sister’s body and although she fought bravely, within 3 months Rita lost the battle. That was difficult enough and then 15 months later, I too was diagnosed with cancer-Bowel cancer. I had to spend 9 months going through difficult treatment with surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. I am hugely grateful for this treatment and pray that more can be done in the future so that people like my beautiful Rita are able to see their children grow up. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s ground breaking work. Donate to my Giving Page today and help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.


Oesophageal cancer

Oesophageal cancer rates are rising in the UK, and it's one of the hardest cancers to treat. It’s the sixth most common cause of cancer death and survival rates are poor. Help fund one of Cancer Research UK's top priorities – finding ways to improve survival from the disease.

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Total raised£1,172.00

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Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1089464), Scotland (SC041666), the Isle of Man (1103) and Jersey (247). A company limited by guarantee. Registered company in England and Wales(4325234) and the Isle of Man (5713F).

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