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Tom Parker’s widow Kelsey campaigns for more UK funding into brain tumour research

Tom Parker’s widow Kelsey campaigned for more funding into brain tumour research within the UK throughout an look on Monday’s BBC Breakfast.

The actress, 32, claimed many households throughout the nation are ‘clinging to straws’ with various remedies, which they often must journey overseas for.

The Wanted star Tom died aged 33 on March 30 following a battle with brain most cancers after he was identified with stage 4 glioblastoma in October 2020.

Force for good: Tom Parker’s widow Kelsey campaigned for more funding into brain tumour research within the UK throughout an look on Monday’s BBC Breakfast

Kelsey defined how she and her husband had opted to go to a clinic in Spain for assist, as they wished to discover choices aside from chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

She mentioned: ‘When we had been in remedy I used to talk to folks on a regular basis. Everyone has to go overseas.

‘When you get identified, as a result of the usual of care hasn’t been modified in 30 years, you might be clutching at straws and pondering, “What else can I do?”

‘You must go overseas. You have to hunt different choices as a result of the usual of care is simply radio and chemo and that’s it.

Soulmates: The Wanted star Tom died aged 33 on March 30 following a battle with brain cancer after he was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma in October 2020

Soulmates: The Wanted star Tom died aged 33 on March 30 following a battle with brain most cancers after he was identified with stage 4 glioblastoma in October 2020

‘There must be more finished on this nation. How can it’s the most important killer and get 1% of funding? I simply do not perceive it.’

Earlier this year, Okelsey revealed their daughter Aurelia, three, is ‘very confused’ by Tom’s loss of life and believes he’s on tour.

She admitted the then-two-year-old ‘does not fairly get that he is not coming again’, even after being ‘actually blunt’ and telling her ‘he is lifeless’, whereas talking on Lorraine.

Awful: The actress, 32, claimed many families across the country are 'clinging to straws' with alternative treatments, which they sometimes have to travel abroad for

Awful: The actress, 32, claimed many households throughout the nation are ‘clinging to straws’ with various remedies, which they often must journey overseas for

Opening up: Kelsey explained how she and her husband had opted to visit a clinic in Spain for help, as they wanted to explore options other than chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Opening up: Kelsey defined how she and her husband had opted to go to a clinic in Spain for assist, as they wished to discover choices aside from chemotherapy and radiotherapy

Her experience: She said: 'When we were in treatment I used to speak to people all the time. Everyone has to go abroad'

Her expertise: She mentioned: ‘When we had been in remedy I used to talk to folks on a regular basis. Everyone has to go overseas’

Kelsey – who additionally has son Bodhi, two, with the late star – mentioned: ‘Whenever she sees photos of her dad, she’s like, “It’s my dad!” She’ll be three on the finish of this month.

‘I’ve been actually trustworthy, she does nonetheless discuss him every single day, she doesn’t fairly perceive he’s not coming again.

‘So I’ve needed to be actually blunt and say he’s not coming again, that’s it, he’s lifeless and he’s not coming again as a result of she doesn’t actually perceive.

‘She’s simply actually confused by it. She thinks he is on tour. But we do then discuss him every single day. She does ask me every single day about him.

Oh no! Earlier this year, K elsey revealed their daughter Aurelia, three, is 'very confused' by Tom's death and believes he is on tour (pictured in June 2022)

Oh no! Earlier this year, Ok elsey revealed their daughter Aurelia, three, is ‘very confused’ by Tom’s loss of life and believes he’s on tour (pictured in June 2022)

‘He would not need us to be unhappy. It’s lonely at night time, however I’ve to dwell my life. We have been by a lot collectively. The love I had for him was like no different.

‘I discover it exhausting that I am unable to textual content or name him to inform him issues. I’ve lost the love of my life.’

The Glad You Came hitmaker posthumously launched his memoir, Hope: My Inspirational Life, in May, reaching primary within the Sunday Times greatest vendor listing.

Kelsey mentioned: ‘The e-book has had two weeks at primary. He wished to ensure it was a bestseller and it’s. He lived life actually fast.

‘We lived in hope that’s how we received by every day. How do you reside life with that analysis? But we tried our greatest to search out the sunshine.’ 

On the help from the general public following Tom’s passing, she mentioned: ‘Everyone has a narrative about him they usually beloved him.

‘I could not even learn all of the messages that I received. I used to be so fortunate to have him as a husband.’

Oh no: She admitted the then-two-year-old 'doesn't quite get that he's not coming back', even after being 'really blunt' and telling her 'he's dead'

Oh no: She admitted the then-two-year-old ‘does not fairly get that he is not coming again’, even after being ‘actually blunt’ and telling her ‘he is lifeless’ 

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