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Heartbroken husband shares harrowing images of cancer-stricken wife on Facebook to startle women into engagement allegation tests

A GRIEVING husband who took a picture of his skinny wife moments before she died shared it online in a unfortunate warning to women to book their allegation tests.

Donna Lowe, 32, died of cervical cancer in her husband Elliott’s arms in Aug — just eight months after she was diagnosed.

 Elliott Lowe shared a distressing photo of his wife Donna after she lost her battle with cancer
Elliott Lowe shared a distressing photo of his wife Donna after she lost her battle with cancer

It tragically emerged she had lost to book a allegation test which could have warned of her condition and saved her life.

Elliott, 42, kept the distressing photo — taken just mins before mum-of-four Donna upheld divided — private for months.

But he motionless to share it on Facebook in Dec in a daring mount against the illness that cracked his family.

Speaking publicly for the first time given the post went viral, Elliott told the Sunday Mirror: “Choosing to share such a private picture was not easy, but we motionless if we could save just one family from this hell, I’d be happy.

 Donna was diagnosed with cervical cancer on Dec 22, 2016
Donna was diagnosed with cervical cancer on Dec 22, 2016

“The response has been overwhelming. I’ve had messages from all over the world.

“One lady told me she’d booked her first allegation in 20 years.”

His dauntless mount comes on the eve of Cervical Cancer Prevention Week as total show one in 4 women aged 25-64 skip allegation tests, the paper reported.

Donna was diagnosed with the illness at Christmas 2016 and by Jan it had widespread to the lymph nodes in her pelvis, forcing her to bear daily radiotherapy for 6 weeks.

Sadly, she lost her fight against the illness on Aug 5 at Willens Hospice in Milton Keynes, Bucks.

 Mum-of-four Donna died after forgetful to have a allegation test which could have suggested her cervical cancer
Mum-of-four Donna died after forgetful to have a allegation test which could have suggested her cervical cancer

Donna had asked see her kids Josh, 13, Mia, 11, Tyler, nine, and Alisha, 5 personification around her in her final days.

But her pain was so heated that she begged her family to help her die, Elliott told the Mirror.

The former pub landlord added: “It’s so frustrating, seeing someone you adore in agony. we wanted to take her place as we suspicion the kids would need her some-more than me.

“I can’t remember because Donna didn’t go for her smear. we wish we could spin back time and drag her to the doctor.”

Elliott wrote in the touching Facebook reverence shared scarcely 40,000 times: “My world, my essence partner in fact my all was given a diagnosis by Milton Keynes Hospital that would fleece the lives and change it forever.

“My wife missed her last Cervical Screen and paid the ultimate cost she paid with her life.

“Let’s not let other families go by this measureless pain we face daily let’s fight Cancer together as early showing saves lives.

“I know this as I’m still in hit with women and their families who were being treated at the same time as my wife and who have been given the all clear.

“I’m so unapproachable of how tough my wife fought against this harmful illness despite her meaningful the awful law that it would eventually explain her life.”


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