£1m cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton 'still fighting'

Stephen Sutton, the 19-year-old cancer patient who has raised more than £1.5m for charity, has tweeted to say he is "still fighting" after thinking he had lost his battle with the illness earlier this week.


Hi everyone, it's Stephen here- still here and still fighting!!! Throughout the whole journey I've been realistic... http://t.co/s6F2wzmv7k

He wrote on his Facebook page: "I genuinely thought I was a goner.... But hey, I'm still here!!"

"I am still in a very vulnerable position," he continued.

"I am very limited in what I can do and am still permanently hooked up to oxygen.

"But I am in high spirits and blessed to have so much love and support around me.

"To get to see the million pound fundraising target being reached was just phenomenal!"


Donations in Stephen Sutton's name exceed £3.5 million

Stephen Sutton's fundraising page for the Teenage Cancer Trust has now reached more than £3.5 million in donations following his death yesterday.