BBC reporter Deborah James, 40, was surrounded by family and friends in hospice care as she said ‘goodbye’

BBC presenter Deborah James, 40, has confirmed that she is currently receiving final health care and surrounded by her dear family and friends after a five-year battle with the disease. bowel cancer stage 4

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BBC star Deborah James shared a heartbreaking health update, confirming that she is currently receiving final health care and is taking time out to be surrounded by family and friends hers.

The 40-year-old TV star, who has been battling stage 4 bowel cancer for nearly 5 years, took to Twitter to share an update on the dire with her fans and followers. love.

Deborah said, although she has been fighting the disease for 5 years, it is not easy to accept.

The BBC’s favorite star wrote: “The tweet I never wanted to write. Time to say goodbye.

“It’s been 5 years of preparation, it’s not easy.

“I’m in hospice care and I’m taking time to be surrounded by family. Please buy me a glass of wine to see me out and raise important funds.”

Earlier today, brave Deborah took to Instagram to share the news that her body was ‘simply not playing ball’ as she shared another devastating update.

BBC reporter Deborah James, 40, with family in delicate care as she said ‘goodbye’


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The proud mother-of-two wrote: “Message I never wanted to write. We tried everything, but my body simply wouldn’t play ball.

“My intensive care has stopped and I’m now moving into hospice care at home, with my wonderful family around me and the focus on making sure I’m pain-free and spending time with them.

“No one knows how much longer I have to go but I can’t walk, I sleep most of the day and most of those things I consider as pipe dreams. I know we didn’t leave a stone.

“But even with all the advanced cancer drugs in the world or some miraculous new breakthrough, my body just couldn’t keep going.”

Deborah continued: “In over 5 years writing about how I thought it would be my last Christmas, how would I not see my 40th birthday nor see my kids go to middle school? – I never thought of writing one that I would actually say goodbye to.

Deborah took to Instagram to share the news that her body ‘simply doesn’t play ball’


Instagram / @bowelbabe)

“I think it’s the rebellious hope in me. But I don’t think anyone can say the past six months have been exactly good.

“It’s heartbreaking to go through but I’m surrounded by so much love so if there’s anything that can help me through, I hope it does.

“The Bowelbabe Foundation. I’ve always known there’s one thing I’ve always wanted to do before I die.”

Deborah has asked her supporters to donate as much as possible to fight bowel cancer.

“Over the years, I’ve always raised awareness and money for the charities closest to me. @Cr_uk @royalmarsden @bowelcanceruk,” she wrote.

The star has been battling bowel cancer for almost 5 years


Instagram / @bowelbabe)

“Therefore, @bowelbabefund is being founded and I don’t want you guys to help it grow. Please visit for all information and contributions.

“All I’m asking is have you ever read a column, followed my Instagram, listened to a podcast or seen me dressed up as a dog for no reason.

“Please buy me a drink to send me out into the world, by donating to @bowelbabefund. This will allow us to raise funds to continue living cancer research. To give Deborah more time.

“Right now for me it’s all about taking it one day at a time, step by step and being grateful for another dawn. My whole family is around me and we’re going to jump through this together, sunbathe and laugh (I’m going to cry!!) every time I can.”

Deborah ended her heartbreaking post by encouraging her fans to ‘enjoy life’ while they can.

“You are all amazing, thank you for playing your part in my journey. No regrets. Enjoy life x”

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