Cam­paign­ers raise £40k for new­ly­weds’ new can­cer bat­tle

Money will be used to treat Ja­son’s rare form of disease in Amer­ica

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS - by KATY CLIFTON katy.clifton@trin­i­tymir­ Twit­ter: @Katy_Clifton1

CAM­PAIGN to raise money for a Che­sham new­ly­wed’s can­cer treat­ment has raised nearly £40,000 in just un­der three weeks.

Ja­son Nar­raway, 29, mar­ried his fiancée Amy just weeks af­ter go­ing into re­mis­sion, but be­gan rais­ing money for a treat­ment in Florida af­ter hear­ing his can­cer had re­turned.

The cou­ple, from Char­tridge Lane, wed at St Mary’s Church, Amer­sham, in Oc­to­ber and spent six months en­joy­ing Ja­son’s re­mis­sion – three years af­ter he was ini­tially di­ag­nosed.

“I was on Cloud Nine,” said Ja­son. “In fact, we both were. We thought that the can­cer was gone.

“Each scan I had was com­ing back clear from tu­mours and we were ex­cited each time we got the all clear be­cause life be­came nor­mal again.”

In March this year, Ja­son was told his rare form of can­cer had re­turned and he is now rais­ing money to af­ford a med­i­cal trial in Amer­ica, which on­col­o­gists have rec­om­mended.

In just 19 days, the new­ly­weds have raised £38,165 on their Go Fund Me page, with some peo­ple con­tribut­ing as much as £2,500.

With the cou­ple just £12,000 away from their £50,000 tar­get, the com­mu­nity has united be­hind the pair and many events are be­ing held to sup­port their cause.

The cou­ple are hop­ing the trial will halt the spread­ing can­cer, as Ja­son has now had more than 28 tu­mours in his lungs.

Ja­son said: “I hate to ask peo­ple to help me as I am very proud, but I need to re­alise my pride doesn’t mat­ter any­more.

“I have to do what I have to do to sur­vive and live a long and happy life with ev­ery­one around me that I love and that loves me.”

Amy Nar­raway, 36, added: “I love him with all my heart and it breaks me to see this hap­pen­ing again.

“I want to do all I pos­si­bly can to make him bet­ter. I pray this works and hope­fully cure this once and for all – please help us.”

Visit Ja­son and Amy’s Go Fund Me page to do­nate, or to in­quire about one of the events email amy. frank@bt­in­ter­

I have to do what I have to do to sur­vive

The new­ly­weds are hop­ing to raise £50,000 for the can­cer treat­ment in Florida

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