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Appeal to help 'the kindest' Fenland man who is fighting for his life against cancer

Friends and family of Fenland dad diagnosed with stage four lung cancer have launched a fundraising appeal to help buy essential medical equipment.

For two years Dave Wright, 47, has been complaining of back ache and was backwards and forwards to the doctors. However, last month the pain was so bad he ended up in A&E at Addenbrookes' Hospital in Cambridge, where he was eventually diagnosed with cancer of the spine and lung.

His wife, Dawn, a support worker for vulnerable adults in Chatteris, said: "The pain had been going on for a couple years and he was diagnosed with a trapped nerve, but no matter what treatment the pain never went away.

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