About Katrina's Future
Katrina’s Future started with a short term fundraising goal of £100,000 to enable Katrina to receive a Stem Cell Transplant in the US.
Now that the short term goal has been achieved and Kat has returned to the UK, Katrina's Future will continue to work towards its long term goal of helping others with Scleroderma. Kat will now put her staggering drive and energy into raising awareness, supporting research and accelerating this treatment into the UK. Working with Help for Heroes, UK Stem Cell Foundation and The Raynauds and Scleroderma Association Katrina's Future will provide help and support for thousands of individuals with prolonged suffering.
Katrina was exposed to Depleted Uranium whilst serving in Iraq in 2003. In 2008 she was diagnosed with Systemic sclerosis (Scleroderma.) In 2014 she travelled to America to undergo a Hematopoietic Stem Cell transplant (HSCT.)Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant is a treatment aimed at "rebooting" the immune system in order to stop progression of the disease.Chemo wipes out the bad instructions; your own stem cells from your own blood grow a new immune system.
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