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Natalie Street

Natalie's Giving Page

Total raised


+ £187.80 Gift Aid

444%% Complete
444% of the £250.00 target

Sat 21 Sep 2019 - Sat 21 Sep 2019

Shine London 2019 - Full Marathon

My Story

In September 2018, aged 24 I was diagnosed with melanoma, the most aggressive form of skin cancer, just one day before I was supposed to do this marathon walk last year. On November 6th I was in surgery and in December discovered it was actually stage 3 rather than the suspected stage 1. I was straight in for scans to check it was not stage 4 which as you can imagine was completely terrifying. However, luckily it had not got any further and I was given the all clear just a few days before Christmas. It has been a rollercoaster but I am incredibly relieved to say that in June 2019 I have been given 6 months all clear! When I signed up for this walk, I was doing it in memory of my grandad and nan who both died of cancer 12 years ago and all the amazing survivors that I know. I am absolutely still doing that but now with an added story! The walk is exactly a year since I was diagnosed so will be an emotional one but I will have some of the best people I know right by my side, just as they have been throughout my journey so far. My surgery was on my left leg and groin so a marathon walk with two 10 month old scars could be my biggest challenge yet- bring it on! Anything you can give would be great as without the incredible research I would have been straight into a second major surgery which (fingers crossed) I have not yet needed and hopefully never will! Thank you :) xxxxx


Skin cancer

Around 42 people in the UK are diagnosed with malignant melanoma (the most serious form of skin cancer) every day.  Over the last decade malignant melanoma incidence rates have increased by almost a half (45%) in the UK.  Help Cancer Research UK find new ways to treat skin cancer.

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