A mother-of-two found out she had an incurable brain tumour the day after doctors assured her she had a migraine and sent her home with paracetamol.
Isabel Morison, 39, had surgery in a bid to remove the tumour but it was later revealed she had an aggressive brain cancer, called glioblastoma, which cannot be reversed.
The mum, from Aughton, Lancashire, is now trying Optune, a treatment not currently available on the NHS, which became known after former Labour minister Tessa Jowell, who died last year, tried it out.
It is a non-invasive technique which uses electric fields, delivered via a set of adhesive patches worn like a skull cap.
The treatment helps to prevent the tumour from growing or spreading quickly and the cap has to be worn between 17-24 hours daily and applied to a completely shaved head.
Martin Fletcher, Isabel's cousin, who is organising a fundraising concert for her, told the Liverpool Echo : "The June concert is a way or raising money for Isabel's treatment or the aftermath so the kids are OK.
"Isabel is the most positive person I've ever met.
"But she's not in the best place currently.
"The day she got diagnosed she asked doctors "can I go for a run?"
"She was as fit as anything, athletic and healthy.
"She's a phenomenal person and is determined to not let this beat her.
"Other people would have been floored with the news, but Isabel just want for a run."
Martin said Isabel is "having a hard time at the moment", with the Optune treatment "not working as well as it was hoped."
He has arranged the gig at the Picket in Liverpool's Baltic Quarter to gather money for Isabel's children – son Dylan, nine and daughter Lucy, six.
So far, songwriter Ian Prowse, formerly of city band Amsterdam, and the local outfit The Ambition are signed up to play.
The mum, a music teacher at Sacred Heart Catholic College in Crosby, has also undergone courses of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Isabel has considered Immunotherapy, but the treatment is only available privately and costs a whopping £200,000.
Her and husband Stuart are creating as many happy memories as possible to prepare for the worst, should it happen.
They've committed to day trips – including one special trip to record at the world-famous Abbey Road studios.
The family are going to see the School of Rock musical, Madam Tussauds waxworks museum and the Crown Jewels.
Reds legend Jamie Carragher gave the family signed memorabilia for them to raise money and also kicked off a charity football match.
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