Oldham 5k 2019
23 Jun 2019

A member of Watermelon moods

Tracy’s Race for Life

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Tracy Acton

Total raised


+ £5.00 Gift Aid

40 Complete
40% of £50.00 target

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I'm taking part in Race for Life to raise money to beat cancer

Last year I ran the race for life not knowing that in a couple of months I would be diagnosed with breast cancer myself. Thanks to all the research that has gone into treatments for breast cancer my tumour was removed along with some lymph nodes and I had 4 weeks of radiotherapy. Things would have been different 30, 20 and even 10 years ago when breast conserving surgery was still emerging.
I am well and living my life. Yes I will always have some long term reminders of my diagnosis and treatment; 3 extra tattoos, a blue stain and scar on my boob, swelling and pain when I do too much and still the residual fatigue from radiotherapy. But I am living and my oncologist has told me that with my treatment, my diagnosis there is a 98% chance of cure. That’s not bad odds is it?
Without research we wouldn’t know this. Cancer is increasingly treatable but still some people are diagnosed late and more research is needed until a cure is found for every cancer. Please donate as much or as little as you can afford.
Thank you ❤️

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Alec Buchan



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck Tracy x


Pauline Howarth



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Thanks to Cancer Research yours (& mine) is a story of living well post diagnosis. Lets keep researching & make it a story for many many more.

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Tracy Acton


Total raised£20.00



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