The 20 year-old musician was identified with the uncommon and aggressive tumour in September after having leukaemia twice as a toddler. In keeping with her JustGiving web page, medical doctors consider it might have been a uncommon consequence of the radiotherapy she acquired when she had a bone marrow transplant after preventing leukaemia for the second time aged 13. The one therapy accessible is a scientific trial in California and prices about £450,000.
Stewart is mentoring Fantarrow after signing her to his Bay Avenue Data label and gave £50,000 in direction of her JustGiving fundraiser, whereas his Eurythmics bandmate Lennox pledged £10,000. As of right now (November 21), simply over 1 / 4 of the mandatory cash has been raised.
Stewart stated of his protégé: “I really like you and your wonderful creativity Faye, you’re one of many nice songwriter/artists of our time and we’d like you.”
A profit present for Fantarrow is being held in her hometown of Sunderland on Saturday (November 26), that includes native names Tom A Smith, The Lake Poets, Eve Cole and Lottie Willis. You should buy tickets right here.
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Fantarrow started to really feel unwell after getting back from the Bahamas, the place she recorded her debut EP. “I questioned if it was simply jet lag and even the stress and pleasure of what was occurring, I’d simply had probably the most insane expertise of my life recording my EP,” she advised the Sunderland Echo.
She advised BBC Radio Newcastle earlier this month that the potential of going for therapy within the US “would by no means have been an choice” with out Stewart. “He stated he would put cash in direction of it and assist fundraise, so we might inform my marketing consultant there could be funding immediately,” she stated. “My marketing consultant acquired in contact with Dr Wang in California who stated the therapy was an choice and was optimistic concerning the final result.”
You possibly can donate to the #FightForFaye fundraiser right here.
Elsewhere, Eurythmics reunited for a uncommon reside efficiency on the Rock And Roll Corridor Of Fame earlier this month after they had been chosen as one in all this 12 months’s inductees.