Tag: cancer

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Cancer survivor Ayse-Gul Ismail set to skydive for The Brain Tumour Charity

A young woman from North London, who overcame a Stage 4 brain tumour as a child, is gearing up for a weekend fundraising jump for The Brain Tumour Charity. Weather-permitting, Ayse-Gul Ismail will perform a skydive in Peterborough on Saturday, 15 August, in the hope of raising £1,500 for the world’s leading brain cancer charity […]

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Talia Tosun loses her fight against blood cancer
 

A young Turkish Cypriot who hit the headlines last year when she appealed for a blood donor match has died. Talia Tosun passed away at University College London Hospital on Sunday evening surrounded by her family. She had turned 25 in February. The talented young data wizard had been diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, an […]

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‘Blister Sisters’ to walk 200km for North Cyprus cancer charity

A GROUP of British women are to walk from Girne to Gazimağusa, Lefkoşa and then back to Girne in an attempt to raise £5,000 for a North Cyprus-based cancer charity. The “Blister Sisters” – Sue Tilt, Auriana Stevens and Lynda Hillard – will set off on Wednesday for the 200km round-trip in aid of the […]

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Young people answer the call to ‘Swab For Talia’

Over fifty people attended a swab session in North London on Wednesday evening in the hope of becoming a blood match for Talia Tosun. The Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association in Turnpike Lane, Wood Green, worked with blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan, who were on hand to take swabs from those who attended. The simple process […]

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Tributes paid to brave Neslican, 21, after losing 4th fight against cancer  

TRIBUTES were paid over the weekend to a young Turkish woman who documented her fight against cancer on social media. Neslican Tay, 21, died on Friday, September 20, at a private hospital in Istanbul where she was being treated since September 15. She was a student at the city’s Bahçeşehir University, and had won hearts […]

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Life-saving stem cell match urgently needed for Talia Tosun

In April, Talia Tosun, a talented young data wizard working at iTech in London, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia. She has been off work ever since, undergoing gruelling chemotherapy. Sadly, at the end of August Talia was told that the chemotherapy had been ineffective and she now urgently needs a bone marrow transplant. A […]