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Terminally ill mom who found lump on face two days before birth is desperate for cancer treatment abroad to have more precious time with baby

A mother who discovered that she had terminal cancer just a few weeks after being born is desperate to travel abroad for treatment to give her more valuable time with her daughter-in-law.

Kate Geraghty, 34, noticed a lump on her face just days before Ivy was born in December.

Last week she learned and boyfriend Paul Dhillon the tumor being so difficult to surgery is no longer an option.

Kate, from Leicester, is now desperate for advanced immunotherapy, which can prolong her life, reports Leicester Mercury.

A collection page with a £ 100,000 target has already risen more than 28,000 SEK after the launch on Friday, April 1


Kate, with boyfriend Paul Dhillon, wants to travel abroad for treatment to prolong her life

An appeal has been launched to pay for treatment that can give Kate more time with her daughter [19659000]

Kate, who was a keen kickboxer before he got sick, said: "After the amazing pace of being parents of our incredible daughter Ivy, we have gotten so devastating News.

"All of Ivy's short lives have been filled with my frequent hospital visits, tests and surgery – not to mention constant fear and insecurity while trying to tie up with our new baby."

"I want to try something possible to give me more time with Paul, Ivy and all my dear ones. We feel humble by everyone's reaction and can not thank people enough for their support.

"We are absolutely desperate to raise at least $ 100,000 as quickly as possible, possibly to travel abroad and start the immunotherapy treatment. Each donation helps us give us chance for extra time together as a family and see Ivy grow up. [19659002] "We have been completely overwhelmed with all the donations, love and support of all. We read each page support page. "

Kate, a keen kickboxer, has been told that her cancer can not be run on

Kate used to teach at Leicester Children's School, specialized in English. 19659002] She also ran a group therapy course to prevent self-harm by using skills from her master's degree in psychology.

"It was a very rewarding job I really enjoyed and looked forward to returning to my maternity leave", says Kate.

Cancer, a high quality metastatic Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma, is at the base of Kate's skull but has spread significantly despite an earlier attempt to

The surgeon has found growth only two days before her daughter was born

The surgeon has said that although an additional surgery could take place, chances of survival are very narrow.

Kate should have a low quality of life if she made it through.

When she told this news, she had already undergone a five-hour procedure to remove the tumor that left her with nerve damage and partial facial lame.

Now Therapy to Extend Her Life She and Paul, an English teacher at Moat Community College, first researched to sell their house to finance foreign medical bills.

But how quickly does she need help do not give them a realistic time frame for selling a house.

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