Daughter sells everything she owns to pay for mum’s £25k treatment after she was told cancer is terminal

A loving daughter has sold everything she owns in a desperate last-ditch attempt to help save her mum from cancer .

Lori and her mother Lisa Harris have flogged all their possessions in a bid to fund pioneering immunotherapy treatment which the 46-year-old mum says is her only chance of survival.

Loving daughter Lori, 27, has vowed to do all she can to fund her mother’s treatment.

She said: “All my efforts are going into raising money for this, I have got to, she’s my mam.”

Together, the pair, have been travelling to Stuttgart in Germany for the pioneering treatment which is not available in the UK, reports the Chronicle Live .

Every three weeks since February she has undergone treatment at a cost of £25,000 which doctors have said has halved the size of the tumours in her body.

Lori and Lisa, from Barley Mow, near Chester-le-Street, have sold their cars and Lisa sold the family home to fund treatment.

Lisa was told in 2015 that the ovarian cancer she had was terminal and that she had two years to live, and in January this year doctors said she would be unlikely to survive more than another eight weeks.

Lori frantically searched for options to try and prolong her mother’s life and read about immunotherapy.

In an update on her mother’s Go Fund Me page, Lori wrote: “My mam has had incredible results and we heard from the doctor last week that she is ‘almost in remission’ and ‘if money was not an issue I could get her into remission sooner rather than later’.

“To hear this broke my heart and to think that because she has reacted so well to the immunotherapy treatment, it is only money keeping us away from remission and a chance at a future together.

“I’m in £50,000 of debt myself, I have nothing left to sell but this is what I have to do, I will never ever give up. My mam means more than anything I could ever own.”

Lori studies nutrition at Kings College in London while mum Lisa worked as a carer before falling ill.

Lori said she was heartbroken when her mum was first diagnosed with the illness.

“She was only 18 when she had me so I’ve been used to having a young mum and the idea that she would be around for ages.

“My mam has always been my best mate, she is my idol in every way.

“She is still so young. I’m an only child and yet to get married and have her grandchildren. So much will be missed if she leaves us too soon.”

To support Lisa and Lori’s fundraising appeal see www.gofundme.com/lisatogermany

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