Jet's cancer was a little unusual in that the primary site of the cancer was never found. In spite of numerous diagnostic tests, scans, biopsies, etc, the origin of the cancer remained undiagnosed and therefore treatment was extremely difficult.
Cancer Research UK's figures show that 'Cancer of Unknown Primary' (CUP) accounts for approximately 3% of all new cancer cases - yet many people have never heard of CUP.
After looking at the work of many charities, Janet and Audrey decided that the
A small team is now responsible for the management of the Fund and £10,000 has been given to Cancer Research UK during the first twelve months since the Fund's inception.
Cancer Research UK needs to raise £44,000 for this research project before the end of 2013, so a further £34,000 is still needed! Please do continue to help us to raise funds for this important work. Sadly the benefits will come too late for Jet but, by supporting this research in memory of Jet, we can help to provide hope and improved treatment for people in the future.