Deborah James died at the age of 40 Fighting bowel cancer It saw her capture the heart of the country.
The two mothers “died peacefully” on Tuesday, her family said in a statement.
Deborah JamesKnown as Intestinal Babe, I received Damehood last month This was personally delivered by Prince William at Sally’s parents’ home.
Hosts of the BBC podcast raised more than £ 6.75 million for cancer after revealing that they were receiving end-of-life care in early May.
In a statement last night, her family said:
“Deborah, which many know as Bowelbabe, has inspired us. We are incredibly proud of her and her work and commitment. Charity campaign, funding And her endless efforts to raise awareness of many life-threatening cancers. “
“Take risks, love deeply, and don’t regret”
The statement added:Deborah shared her experience with the world To raise awareness, break barriers, challenge taboos, and change conversations about cancer. Even at her most difficult moments, her determination to raise her money and her awareness was inspiring.
“Thank you for taking the time to spend your time privately as a family. We look forward to continuing Deborah’s legacy through @bowelbabefund. Thank you for playing your part in her journey, you all. It’s incredible.
“And the last few things from Deborah …” Find a life worth enjoying. Take the risk; I love you deeply. I don’t regret it; and always have rebellious hope. And finally, check your poop-it may save your life. “
She revealed it in early May She stopped aggressive treatment I was receiving end-of-life care at my walking home with my husband Sebastian and my two children.
The former Vice-Principal was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 2016 and has since kept nearly a million Instagram followers up-to-date with her treatment.
Dance her way through treatment
Her candid posts about her progress and diagnosis were similarly praised by the general public and the media, including videos of her dancing through treatment.
Together with Lauren Mahon and Rachael Bland, she launched the You, Me And The Big C podcast in 2018.
The trio, all former or current cancer patients, frankly discussed life with cancer, treatment, and other topics.
Brand died at the age of 40 in September of that year, two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
Dame Deborah announced in early May 2022 that she was receiving end-of-life care at home.
“Tweets I didn’t want to write,” she said on Twitter.
“It’s time to say goodbye. It takes five years to prepare, but it’s not easy.”
After the announcement, she founded the Bowelbabe Fund, raising over £ 6m. That’s more than 24 times the original goal of £ 250,000.
“I was honored and shocked”
Because of her efforts, she was corrupted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying, “If the honor deserves abundance, this is it.”
Deborah James later said he felt “honored and shocked” even to be considered for honor.
As another surprise, her fall was bestowed by the Duke of Cambridge. The Duke of Cambridge joined his family in search of afternoon tea and champagne at his home.
Damhood is an investiture ceremony usually held at royal palaces such as Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle, and is distributed by members of the royal family, including William.
She also revealed that she has completed her second book, “How to Live When You Die,” to be published on August 18.
Her first book, F — You Cancer: How To Face the Big C, Live Your Life And Still Be Yourself, was published in 2018.