Kidney transplant survivor takes on biggest battle for 'hero dad' diagnosed with secondary cancer

BOURNEMOUTH ECHO | Tara Russell
Dan Jewell,32, who had a kidney transplant 10 years ago and has been raising money for his charity Kidney Partners ever since, pictured with his dad Steve who has himself been diagnosed with cancer..
A COURAGEOUS man who received a life-saving kidney transplant is now battling to give his dad strength after he was diagnosed with secondary cancer.

Dan Jewell, 31, received a kidney transplant 11 years ago from an anonymous donor and battled for life when his body began rejecting the organ.

Despite the odds and even battling septicaemia he survived and set up charity Kidney Partners, since raising more than £50,000 to raise awareness of organ donation and to help others.

But now it is his dad Steve who needs support after he was told he has bone cancer following a prostate cancer diagnosis.

Together the family from Poole are defiantly raising awareness of the disease and organ donation – and are inviting everyone to a special fundraising event in aid of Prostate Cancer UK. Continue reading
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