CervicalCheck campaigner Lynsey Bennett has shared an replace on her most cancers remedy together with her on-line followers and has launched an attraction for assist with the following stage of her journey to restoration.
he mom of two has been receiving pembro immunotherapy remedy in Eire, however final night she posted a video on Instagram and shared the information that her present remedy isn’t working.
Ms Bennett underwent 4 weeks of intensive remedy in Mexico earlier this yr which proved profitable, and she or he mentioned she should return there for additional care as a matter of precedence.
“I’m now desperately looking for a solution to get again to Mexico as a result of that’s the place I had my greatest outcomes and the place I felt I felt one of the best I might be,” she mentioned.
Ms Bennett, who was identified with invasive cervical most cancers in 2017, mentioned the earlier remedy in Mexico resulted within the shrinkage of her most cancers.
Nonetheless, due the danger of blood clots from air journey, the Longford native can’t journey to Mexico by airplane and consequently she is dealing with a tough journey from Eire to the Cancun remedy centre – which might presumably embody a mixture of boat, automobile and practice journeys.
Ms Bennett mentioned taking a cruise ship isn’t an choice as a result of they take too lengthy and the turnaround time for a return journey to Eire is simply too brief. She mentioned cruises to Mexico would additionally depart her with a 50-hour automobile journey to the remedy centre.
She appealed for anybody who can help with transportation, together with by fishing trawler or yacht, to make contact and assist grant her ‘Christmas want’.
“Getting again to Mexico is my primary precedence, again to my therapeutic place the place the outcomes spoke for themselves. Their sort of remedy is what my physique responded greatest with,” she mentioned.
“It’s simply unlucky that I can’t fly, so fishing trawler, freight ship or yacht anybody who’s heading to America: should you can assist any a part of the journey… I’d be endlessly grateful.
“It’s 50 hours drive from Miami to Cancun. Cozumel – if I used to be capable of get there – is a ferry from it to Playa del Carmen after which a drive to Cancun. New York is days on a practice right down to Cancun. The journey is an unbelievably awkward one, however really imagine it’s value it,” she added.
Ms Bennett has been joined in her attraction by her shut pal, singer Una Healy. The previous Women Aloud member posted an image of the pair on Instagram urging members of the general public to discover a resolution to her pal’s journey points.
“Please please assist my pal Lynsey. She must discover a protected solution to get again over to Mexico for remedy… should you can go to her web page @cancerwithgratitude and watch her newest video thanks xx,” she wrote underneath the publish.
Ms Bennett additionally confirmed that she shall be going for a PET scan in January as her docs suspect the blood-thinning medicine she is presently on could also be inflicting her tumours to bleed.
She mentioned she is completely different choices but when none are viable, all of the medical professionals can do it make her “snug”.
The mom of two mentioned she loves her life, and she or he desires to do the whole lot doable to verify she will be able to proceed to get pleasure from it. In her closing remarks, she thanked her followers and requested them to assist her to take action.
“I’m calling on you to please assist me out once more… I like you all a lot and I admire each one in all you and all you’ve carried out to assist to date,” she mentioned
“That is I suppose my Christmas want. Thanks.”