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Natalia's Giving Page

Shine London 2018 - Half Marathon
22 Sep 2018

Natalia's Giving Page

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Natalia Rusu

Total raised

£415.00

+ £53.75 Gift Aid

138 Complete
138% of £300.00 target

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I am a cancer survivor and on 22nd of September I'm walking at Shine Night Walk in the fight to beat cancer!

In September 2017 while being on a short holiday in Moldova, I was diagnosed with Hodgkin Lymphoma. When I was given the news I had no idea what Lymphoma was and how it could affect my life. After reading up on this type of cancer I was scared and found my diagnosis very hard to accept.
Hodgkin Lymphoma is the most common type on cancer in the UK. It can occur at any age, even in children. It occurs when lymphocytes (white blood cells that help to fight infection) become out of control. They divide in an abnormal way or do not die when they should.

After 7 months of chemotherapy treatment during which my life has completely changed, I fortunately won the battle!!
Cancer does not define me but, but is has had a huge impact on me. It makes me realise how strong I am and I am thankful for everyday now.

I wanted to set myself a meaningful personal challenge after my doctor announced me that I was officially in remission. And for this year I decided to take part in the Shine Walk Half Marathon which will take place in London on 22nd of September and raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Your donation will help Cancer Research UK's pioneering work into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer to save millions of lives!

Thank you all for your support !

Sincerely,

Natalia
PS : Photo from the Shine Walk, London 2016

Latest updates

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Alice Neubert

2018-10-02T14:43:09+00:00

£40.00

+£10.00 Gift Aid

Bravo Natalia! Super initiative.
On a hate de te voir.
Plein de bisous.
Alice, Fred et ta petite Loïsette

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Fraser

2018-09-22T06:25:30+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Natalia!

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Raphaelle De Metz

2018-09-20T21:46:13+00:00

£10.00

<3 <3 <3

Anonymous

Anonymous

2018-09-19T19:06:40+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

DRUM BUN !!!

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Severine Trouillet

2018-09-16T20:26:24+00:00

£5.00

+£1.25 Gift Aid

All the best for the great adventure !

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Zrinka Barnjak

2018-09-14T18:42:26+00:00

£50.00

Rock that walk my gorgeous lady! You are the strongest person i know and im so proud of you. Love you enormously 😘

Total raised£415.00

Online£415.00

Offline£0.00

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Cause

Breast cancer

With almost 140 women diagnosed every day, breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK. And, although rarer, around 350 men are also diagnosed with breast cancer every year. The good news is more than two-thirds of women now survive 20 years or more. Help Cancer Research UK find new ways to diagnose and treat the disease.