Thanks for taking the time to visit my fundraising page.
I've set this up as I will be running the London Landmarks Half Marathon in support of Gaspard, the son of our close friends who has been recently diagnosed with cancer.
Gaspard is a cheeky, adorable 3 year old whose life was turned upside down just before Christmas when he was diagnosed with a stage 3 Rhabdomyosarcoma located in his pelvis along with lymph nodes localised metastasis.
Rhabdomyosarcoma is a type of soft tissue sarcoma, rare cancer that affect fewer than 60 children in UK each year. The tumour was already sizeable when it was discovered (after a few weeks of what was thought to be a temporary lack of appetite) on the 18th December and was pressing against his bowels and kidney. As a result Gaspard also had to undergo surgery - a nephrostomy to help drain his kidneys and a colostmy to allow his bowels to function again.
, Gaspard is now being treated at GOSH (Great Ormond Street Hospital, Childrens Hospital) in the Oncology department where he has already undergone 2 rounds of chemotherapy started last week, He is reacting well to the treatment so far and has been able to come back home after a harrowing month of questions, analysis, surgery and treatments. He's now focusing on resting and
#Go tiger 🐅