Jowell, who was diagnosed with a brain tumor past year, remained a member of the House of Lords and used the platform to call for better access to medical care.
A family spokesman said: 'It is with great sadness, and an enormous sense of loss, that we announce the death of Tessa Jowell.
Ms. Jowell receives a standing ovation after speaking in the House of Lords about her fight with cancer.
"Baroness Tessa Jowell faced her illness with dignity and courage - and it was a privilege to host her in Downing Street recently to discuss what more we can do to tackle brain cancer", May said.
The statement thanked people for the "overwhelming support" Dame Tessa and her family had received since she became ill.
On the 10th anniversary of the attacks, Ms. Jowell told those attending a memorial service that her memories of the day were vivid.
"She showed unflinching tenacity in persuading the prime minister and the cabinet that the government should throw its full weight behind the bid", he said.
The government said later on Sunday that it would increase spending on brain cancer research to 40 million pounds in honour of Jowell.
His successor David Cameron said he was "devastated" to hear of the death of the "dedicated and passionate campaigner" and "wonderful human being".
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She was appointed Olympics Minister after London was awarded the Games in 2005 and remained a member of the 2012 Olympics Organising Committee after Labour lost office in 2010.
Tony Blair, of whom she was a big supporter, said Dame Tessa was "the wisest of counsellors, the most loyal and supportive of colleagues, and the best of friends".
Figures from the world of sport praised her involvement as culture secretary in bringing the Olympic Games to London. "She will be remembered for many things including of course successfully bringing us the London Olympics".
As the video closed, Sue Perkins took a moment to pay tribute to Dame Tessa Jowell, who died earlier today.
"Despite going through all of that and wanting to spend precious time with her family... she gave up so much of that time to continue to campaign, to ask for change, because it really matters", she told the BBC.
Keith Chegwin, Emma Chambers, Seah Hughes and Petter Sallis were some of the other names remembered during the segment, who have all been lost within the a year ago.
In 1997 she was one of the 101 female Labour MPs on the Government benches following the party's landslide victory who were dubbed, in less self-aware times, the "Blair Babes".
Tessa Jowell first entered politics as a Camden councillor in 1971. She won the seat from the Tories at the 1992 general election with a slim majority of just over 2,000 votes.
Canterbury MP Rosie Duffield also paid tribute to her fellow Labour party member.
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He scored 128 runs in 63 balls and helped Delhi to a massive score of 187 runs, which included 89 runs off the last six overs . The trio have done bulk of the scoring in this IPL season for DD. "I was just trying to see the ball and hit it clean".
It is the latest effort by the state to reduce carbon emissions, and if approved, it would be the first such mandate nationwide. All approved residential construction plans issued after January 1, 2020, must include some form of solar power system.
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