Sock it to Sarcoma: Golden Bay family raising money to honour late son

Sock it to Sarcoma: Golden Bay family raising money to honour late son

GOLDEN Bay 23-year-old Jordan Hay-Hendry recently lost his fight with sarcoma.

Now his family are running a season of Theatresports throughout June to raise money for Sock it to Sarcoma and to raise awareness.

Sarcoma is a type of a cancer that more than 350 West Australians are diagnosed with every year,

Sock it to Sarcoma coordinator Mandy Basson said it was vital more is done to reduce delays in diagnosing the disease.

“Sarcoma is highly aggressive and the symptoms can be hard to spot as they can easily be put down to other things,” she said.

“It’s a dangerous combination because the longer it takes to detect and treat it, the more likely it is that it will spread. Once that happens, the chances of surviving are much lower.”

WA Sarcoma Awareness Week is next week from June 19 to 25.

Tickets to the final Theatresports sessions are available from justimprovise.com.au.

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