Fundraising

The Lily Pad Walk

The Lily Pad Walk

A cancer diagnosis changes everything, a stage four terminal diagnosis changes everything again. There is no control available, and there are no cures, only vague chances to extend life. For us, just now, it is just a matter of getting through each fortnight of the current immunotherapy treatment regime in the best way we can. […]

Read more
Message from Jon

Message from Jon

My next treatment starts tomorrow, Monday. Back to the Royal Free in London for round 3 of my battle with kidney cancer. Round 1 was the radical nephrectomy in 2013 in Oxford, and Round 2 was the high dose Interleukin in 2014 in Manchester. It’s a battle with only one winner, but in my mind […]

Read more
FU2KC

A message from Sarah

My name is Sarah. My husband Jon has metastasised kidney cancer (in his lungs) and he is about to start a new immunotherapy treatment, called Nivolumab, as he continues to face up to kidney cancer. I have spent the last 12 months successfully organising and running Jon’s Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer charity event, which […]

Read more
Who Dares Wins

Who Dares Wins

 Jon’s courage and determination in the facing of continued cancer growth is awesome. If you’d like to support him please text JBKC10 £3, £5 or £10 to 70070. Every penny goes to the research project and normal text charges apply. Thank you  Jon’s ‘motto of the moment’ is very well known and is borrowed from […]

Read more
FU2KC

Two new chapters…

In more ways than one we are starting new chapters: Phase 2 of the Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer campaign has evolved in 2016 to see all donations now go direct to the project’s bank account.  Jon’s latest CT scan has showed some tumour growth and his oncologist is recommending him for the Early Access […]

Read more
Science and funding

Science and funding

  We keep hoping that the fast changing science of RCC and the vital funding will overtake the growth rate of ‘the… Posted by Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer on Friday, 15 January 2016

Read more
Used stamps

Used stamps

We hope you had a wonderful Christmas and New Year, we certainly did and enjoyed it all. As you tidy the house and make New Year resolutions please can you kindly post your saved and used stamps directly to Facing Up 2 Kidney Cancer Stamp AppealPO Box 6107, Stromness, KW16 9ABThank you, every little helps and you can […]

Read more
Save your stamps for us at Christmas and all year...

Save your stamps for us at Christmas and all year…

With Christmas approaching we’d like to remind everyone that Facing Up2 Kidney Cancer  runs an ongoing, year on year, Postage Stamp Appeal to help increase our much needed funds for research into Kidney Cancer via the James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer. We are working with the help of Citadel Stamps to make this happen.  We would love for all […]

Read more
£3910.00 this week

£3910.00 this week

We deposited this wonderful amount this week into the James Whale Fund, thanks to everyone who is Fading Up 2 Kidney Cancer with Jon. Our chosen research project at The Royal Free NHS Trust Hospital, and University College London (UCL) needs £94,000 over the next three years.  This week we banked a further £3910 from […]

Read more

Over £2,000

Two of our heroes came to stay this weekend and they came bearing gifts. All Grundy and Rob Arden have already raised over £1400 (plus Gift Aid) via their Just Giving page and they brought with them two more cheques for over £1200. Thank you to Growhow for the match funding, and the initial sponsorship earlier tis year. The postman […]

Read more