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The reason for my blog is that Colin had Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma (secondary kidney cancer). In addition to this, his eldest brother David died in April 2008, 5 weeks after being diagnosed with Laryngeal Cancer and his elder sister Sue was diagnosed with Lobular Breast Cancer in March 2009. All that said, I am still smiling and trying to be up beat about everything because if I wasn’t I don’t think I would cope as well as I have so far. Sadly Colin passed away on 23rd Dec 2009.

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Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Local Radio Interview...

Well I went to the Wyvern FM station yesterday to record an interview about why I am doing Race for Life. I think it was OK.
I was shaking when I got there and was still shaking when I got back in the car afterwards
, so I'll have to wait and see what I sound like and if I waffled when they play it or email me the MP3. Hopefully, everything I said came out OK !!!! and yes I did mention the names of the friends doing Race4Life with me - Melanie Williams, Jessica Williams, Vanessa Hill & Hayley Bennett, you all got a mention.


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  2. Emma Richardson10 June 2009 at 09:08

    Hello. I've just found your blog via the site of the gentleman above and a nice lady in Minesota. My partner has RCC - and is currently on Sutent as Interferon had no effect whatsoever. I should really think about doing the Race for Life too.

  3. Hi Emma,
    Hopefully Sutent will work for your partner. it's never too late to register for Race for Life, it's a great experience and a fun day raising money and awareness for a very good cause. Sandy

  4. I think I may be better at the sponsoring than the running though. But the race is a bit later in Brum (July I think) so I'll give it some serious consideration this week and put the dog into training partner mode.