Deborah Osarere Idiagbonya, 31, died after battling cancer for about five years on Friday, April 1, 2016. She was a stage 4 invasive ductal carcinoma (breast cancer) survivor. She became known in 2012, when her friends created the #savedebbie Campaign to help her raise funds to enable her go for treatment at the Howard University Teaching Hospital, Washington DC, USA.
Debbie is survived by her mother and two older sisters (she is the last of the three children her mother bore). She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and was able to travel to America for surgery and treatments. She became well, till she was then diagnosed with bone cancer in April 2015 which also received treatment for and survived until she was down with lung and skull cancer again in December 2015 which she was receiving treatment for at the time of her death.
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