Help young mum Sharon beat cancer

This is Sharon, a beautiful young woman, a daughter, a granddaughter, a sister, a friend, but most importantly a mother of two very young children Grace aged 13 and Cadain aged 2. In February 2020 Sharon received the devastating news that she had breast cancer after finding a lump in her left breast. Sharon was then told that this was Triple Negative Breast cancer, which is one of the most aggressive forms of breast cancer, dealing Sharon with a really poor prognosis.

Sharon has constantly demonstrated determination and strength with the one goal of being there for her children and watching them grow up. Having made the decision to fight  cancer with everything she has, she underwent gruelling chemotherapy and radiotherapy. Having found out that she carries the BRCA1 gene Sharon made the decision to have a double mastectomy to further her chance of survival and being there for her children.

During her treatments Sharon experienced horrible side effects but remained positive and resilient throughout. 2020 was an extremely tough year for many, but especially Sharon who has remained determined to fight this with her heart and soul.

In September 2020 Sharon and her family received the most amazing news that her fight had been all worthwhile as she received the all clear from her consultant allowing her to start thinking about the future and creating stability once again for her two young children.

In mid-January 2021 Sharon was dealt the heart breaking news that her cancer had returned. This time it had metastasized to her liver, stomach and spine. With the cancer spreading so quickly it presents an aggressive nature and this is why we need your help. Sharon is not ready to stop fighting for her family and has recently received an opportunity to travel to the Hope4Cancer treatment centre in Mexico to help save her life.

We her family and friends want to support her in her fight and that is why we have decided to set up this page, with the hope of raising enough funds to allow Sharon to travel to Mexico to receive the treatment that could help save her. Please consider whatever is affordable even the smallest of amounts could help in keeping Grace and Cadain’s mummy here with them where she belongs. Any donation will be very much appreciated. If you cannot  donate please share Sharon’s story to spread awareness of the importance of checking yourself as early detection could help save your life.
This Fundraiser is being organised by Lisa Rooney, from Belfast who is Sharon’s sister. 
  • Maria Bailey 
    • £5 
    • 1 d
  • Mary Nugent 
    • £20 
    • 3 d
  • Mrs Elizabeth Fitzsimons 
    • £40 
    • 4 d
  • Frances McConnell 
    • £20 
    • 4 d
  • Ruairi McGreevy 
    • £20 
    • 4 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Lisa Rooney 
Belfast, UK
Sharon Rooney 
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