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Together with Tiger Gaspard

2019 London Landmarks Half Marathon
24 Mar 2019

Together with Tiger Gaspard

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Matt Andrade

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I’m raising as much as I can to help beat Childhood cancer

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 🐅

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Together we can fight Cancer: GO TIGER!

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Childhood cancer

Each year, around 1,500 children are diagnosed with cancer in the UK. Thanks to major advances in research, around three-quarters of children with cancer now survive. Help Cancer Research UK discover better and kinder treatments for all cancers and to continue to improve overall survival for childhood cancer.