Matthew Evans


Thyroid Cancer Support Group - Wales
We are a self help/ support group offering support to thyroid cancer patients. This is a rare form of cancer and there is little help available to new and existing patients. We provide this much needed help to patinets, families and friends. We provide information about the treatment and after effects and give out informative booklets. We also have provided improvements to the two treatment rooms where patients have to stay in isolation while receiving their radio iodine ablation treatment. We have provided flat screen tv's, more comfortable bedding, small fridges , developed an attractive garden outside each room so that patients have a pleasant outlook while they contemplate their future after a cancer diagnosis. We are members of the international Thyroid Cancer Alliance which promotes awareness of this rare form of cancer.
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14 years ago my Mum got diagnosed with Medullary Thyroid Cancer.  This year it came back.  

This is a rare disease and therefore no single doctor has large number of patients under their care.  For these reasons it is difficult to analyse the various treatment available. 

Thyroid Cancer Support Wales, through Education, Participation and Communication help aid research and ultimately an understanding that will lead to make better placed treatment decisions in the future.

Whilst this story is far from Unique - I have a cape, Morocco has a dessert, london has a marathon and Wales an Ironman.  Recipe to make a difference I am sure you will agree!!! 

please donate on line or send a Q to Matthew Evans, Pantiles, Lydstep, Pembrokeshire.  SA70 7SE.

Thank you  / Diolch.

Recent donors

09.12.15 Thanks and good luck to you and Nathan in Lanza

08.12.15 November Challenge a great inspiration... Nice you

28.11.15 Well done Matthew and all your November challenge supporters

28.11.15 Inspirational. All the best Captain Cymru

28.11.15 Well done. Your are inspiring many people young and old thinking of you in the wind and rain today !!

28.11.15 Well done captain.....

28.11.15 Good Luck

28.11.15 Great job raising money for a good cause Matt,

28.11.15 Well done Matthew and all the team - amazing!

21.05.15 I'm donating not because I think it is a long way for you to swim but because I think you are very brave (or more likely nuts!) getting into the Thames!

20.05.15 Looking forward to seeing the Cape in IM Wales!

14.05.15 Sorry I can't be with you at the weekend! Enjoy!

10.05.15 Now that's more like it, I even saw you on the telly! Fully caped and smiling and even though it was ONLY a marathon, you did do it 2 weeks after MDS which is a phenomenal effort, well done mate. Glad we had that pint (or 2) and chat all those years ago!

10.05.15 Told you I'd sponsor you. I'll sponsor you more when you wear the cape and you do a proper challenge rather than playing in the sand ;-)

29.04.15 Respect !

28.04.15 You are such an inspiration, massive good luck with the next race and the one after that...

26.04.15 Thank you for raising such a large sum of money for the Thyroid Cancer Support Group -Wales. I hope the Marathon was not as hard as the MdS!! Cy Davies, Secretary, Thyroid Cancer Support Group-Wales.

26.04.15 Inspirational Matt, All the best for future events.

26.04.15 Well done Matt! You are inspirational!

26.04.15 Well done

26.04.15 good cause. lovely family. iffy athlete x

26.04.15 Inspirational stuff - you are all amazing - good luck with the rest of the year's challenges and hope you raise a shed load of cash for a great cause from Anna and Mark Worley

25.04.15 Good luck Matthew! Love Matt and Clare Broadhurst xxx

17.04.15 Funds will only be released on condition of an adventure challenge down under! Great cause and congratulations on finishing Des Sables in one piece. Onwards and Upwards.



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Linda Jenkins
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