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26/03/15

Oliver and Kate run their first marathon for Chordoma UK

Kate and Ollie are running for Chordoma UK, a dedicated fund supporting world leading research into Chordoma.

“Chordoma UK is a cause that is incredibly close to our hearts. Ollie's mum was first diagnosed with Chordoma in 2007 - at the time there almost no information available anywhere on the internet. 

Susan and Gerald Fitz-Gibbon founded Chordoma UK to spread the word about this relentless bone cancer, however the majority of people are still unaware of its existence.

By running for Chordoma we hope to raise both funds and also awareness, which is crucial in ensuring that money reaches rarer and poorly funded diseases.”

To support Kate and Ollie click here:

https://chordomauk.everydayhero.com/uk/ollieandkate


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There is little funding available for research into this relentless bone cancer mainly because it is relatively rare, occurring in only 1 in 800,000 of the population. Without a focused approach to raising money for research into chordoma, little will change quickly.

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