30 August 1979
11 March 2013 (aged 33)|
Trinity Hospice, London, England
|Cause of death||Cancer|
|Known for||Writing about her cancer|
Lisa Lynch (1979–2013) was a British journalist, known for writing about her experience of having cancer, on her blog, Alright Tit, and in a book called The C-Word. She was portrayed by Sheridan Smith in the 90-minute BBC television drama called The C-Word, written by Nicole Taylor and directed by Tim Kirkby.
She studied at Loughborough University and obtained an MA in journalism at Goldsmiths College, also working as a freelance journalist. She married Peter Lynch in December 2006. They lived in south-west London and she eventually became the editor of Real Homes and Inspired Living magazines.
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