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Natasha Rinne

LONDON MARATHON 2020

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My story

[p]Thank you so much for taking the time to visit my Virgin Money Giving page,[/p][p]On Sunday 26th April 2020 I will be taking part in the London Marathon. I will be running [b]26.2 miles[/b] to raise money for 'The Ovarian Fund' through the Imperial College Health Charity.[/p][p]This is why . . .[/p][p]Most of you will know that Iā€™m a Doctor specialising in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. During my training I met Professor Christina Fotopoulou, an incredible woman and Gynaecology Cancer Surgeon, who inspired me to further specialise in Gynaecology Cancer. So, 18 months ago, with Prof's supervision and support, I paused my clinical training and started a 3 year PhD at Imperial College London, looking at Ovarian Cancer.[/p][p]Of the gynaecology cancers, Ovarian Cancer is responsible for causing the most deaths. It has a very low cure rate; despite most women responding well to their chemotherapy treatment initially, more than 80% will go on to relapse and develop resistance to treatment. There are currently no effective drugs available to overcome this.[/p][p]My research is looking at improving the understanding of the biology of the disease, and at discovering new treatment options. We hope that these new treatments will make women who have relapsed, begin to respond to their chemotherapy again, and so improve their survival.[/p][p]I am currently half-way through my research, and there is still so much to do! Your donations will go directly to our charity so that our team can continue to find new ways to fight this disease. [/p][p][b]Your contributions, together with the inspiration and strength that we get from our patients, will keep us going. [/b][/p][p]Thank you so much for your support![/p][p]Tasha[/p][p]x x x[/p][p][i]For more information on our charity 'The Ovarian Fund', and on what we do, please visit our website at:[/i][/p][p][i]http://www.imperialcharity.org.uk/donate/donate-to-an-appeal/the-ovarian-care-fund [/i][/p]
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May 10, 2020

Rosie

Wishing you all the best for the Marathon and for your future career. I am another person who owes so much to Christina.

£200.00

May 3, 2020

Anonymous

Prof Christina is been incredible to our family and Iā€™m sure your work will be as incredible Great job Natasha!

£50.00

May 3, 2020

Sam Zappi

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£20.00

Apr 26, 2020

Brenda Timms

Thank you Natasha for such important research. I owe so much to Christina for my continuing survival, as do so many others.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Apr 22, 2020

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£150.00 plus £37.50 Gift Aid

Mar 27, 2020

Zainab And Mohammed

Many thanks to Christina Fotopoulou and you for being such wonderful, kind, warm hearted people. Always going above and beyond. The world is a better place for having you in it.

£250.00 plus £62.50 Gift Aid

Mar 23, 2020

Elaine Stewart

Hi Natasha Wishing you every success for this worthy cause! Dr Fotopoulou is inspiration for us all xxx

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 15, 2020

Reggie

You will excel because you have been inspired by the best. We are survivors because we were fortunate to have had the very best.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 15, 2020

Helena Matejova

Good luck Natasha

£50.00

Mar 13, 2020

Norris Igbineweka

Keep up the excellent work Tash!!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid