Deborah James made the heartbreaking announcement on Monday that she is no longer receiving treatment and is receiving final health care at her parents’ home.
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Deborah James ‘cancer’ research fund has reached a staggering total of over £3 million, as she reveals her final wish.
The 40-year-old, with terminal bowel cancer, made the devastating announcement on Monday that she is no longer receiving treatment because her body “simply doesn’t play ball”.
Deborah is currently at her parents’ home in Woking, surrounded by her family – which includes husband Sebastien, son Hugo, 14, and daughter Eloise, 12 – and confesses that she is facing ” the unknown”.
However, the inspirational and fearless star, who co-hosts the You, Me and the Big C podcast, has one last request before her death: raise money to fund critical research and pioneering treatment for other cancer patients.
Announcing the launch of the BowelBabe Foundation, Deborah told her followers she wanted them to donate the price of drinks in her honor and in less than two days more than £3 million had been raised.
“I was just blown away, I never thought we would get to that number in 12 hours. It makes me emotional to see the love flowing,” she told The Sun.
In just 24 hours, the total has passed £1 million and thanks to high coverage on shows including Lorraine and BBC Breakfast, more money has poured into the fund.
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“In my wildest dreams, I never thought we would wake up like this 12 hours later. I’m really crying! ” she wrote on her Instagram Stories.
Now, Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, have supported Debora’s important cancer research fund, while also sharing a touching post honoring the mother of two and her unscrupulous efforts. her fatigue in raising awareness.
All proceeds will be split between Cancer Research UK, Royal Marsden and Bowel Cancer UK.
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The star shared details of her cancer journey in a regular column for The Sun titled Things Cancer Makes Me Say – as well as on the You, Me and Big C podcast, and on the ITV morning show Lorraine.
Debora had a close friendship with the 62-year-old presenter, and she tearfully paid tribute to her friend on Tuesday’s show.
“I know she’s watching now and she wants to say, ‘Thank you,'” Lorraine told viewers.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/deborah-james-bowel-cancer-fund-26941194 Deborah James' bowel cancer fund hits a staggering £3m as she reveals her final wish