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Celebrity Gogglebox for Stand up to Cancer on Channel 4

Line of Duty fans can’t stop laughing at this Celebrity Gogglebox moment

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Hollie Richardson
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    “I’m a Black breast cancer survivor – this is why I’m campaigning for more support”

  • Woman exercising
    Wellbeing

    Experts explain the link between exercise and breast cancer

  • Smear tests and cervical cancer.
    Long Reads

    “What a rare cervical cancer diagnosis during lockdown taught me about listening to my body”

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“How it feels to be planning a wedding while my mum recovers from cancer”

“What if my mum isn’t here for my wedding?”

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Lauren Mahon aka Girl vs Cancer’s story of surviving breast cancer set for TV series

"Actually crying constructing this caption. It’s been the most challenging time of my life. I’ve only tried to have it make me not break me."

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Megan Murray
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Why are women diagnosed years later than men for the same diseases?

No, you're not a hypochondriac for being concerned about your body. The gender health gap is real.

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Jennifer Lipman
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Shannen Doherty’s cancer is back, but she still has an inspirational message for us

“Life doesn’t end the minute we get that diagnosis.”

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What living ‘in the moment’ really means, by someone with incurable cancer

“I allow myself to experience the sadness and have a good cry. I’ll carry it to bed and, thankfully, it lifts by morning.”

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Busy Philipps’ tribute to her late colleague is a must-read for anyone suffering a loss

The actor honoured her talk show’s editor in the most powerful way.

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“After I was told I had incurable cancer, I went back to work”

Facebook executive Nicola Mendelsohn was diagnosed with follicular lymphoma in 2016.

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Susan Riley
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Why it’s so important to regularly check your boobs (and how to do it)

"I hate to be such a buzz kill, but your life may depend on it."

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Lauren Mahon on how to cope with the loneliness of a breast cancer diagnosis

Cancer survivor and podcast host Lauren Mahon shares her advice.

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Sarah Biddlecombe
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Scarlett Moffatt’s “cancer scare” has gone viral
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Ignore the tabloids: abnormal smear test results are not a “cancer scare”

Scarlett Moffatt’s “cancer scare” has gone viral – but her story has been lost amid scare-mongering headlines.

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Kayleigh Dray
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LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 17: Scarlett Moffatt attends the Ru Paul's Drag Race UK Launch on September 17, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/WireImage)
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Scarlett Moffatt’s abnormal smear results underline how vital it is we all get tested

“The sooner they pick it up, the easier it is to manage,” the TV star, who is awaiting results from a biopsy, reassured her fans.

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Kayleigh Dray
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We asked 50 women about smear tests. The answers were unexpected

“Who knew your cervix could move around so much and then hide at the worst possible moment?”

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg had the most epic comeback to a man who criticised her

Nobody puts people in their place quite like the 86-year-old supreme court justice.

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Hannah-Rose Yee
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“Cancer, the gym and me: how an unexpected diagnosis inspired me to get strong”

“Without a strong mind, I can’t work on my body. Remember that you are in charge of you,” says Kris Hallenga.

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Kris Hallenga
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Ovarian cancer diagnosis is being described as a 'postcode lottery'

Here, Stylist speaks with gynaecology expert Adeola Olaitan about what can be done to change this.

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Hannah Mendelsohn
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Life

New technology could eliminate racial disparity in breast cancer screening

Currently, more black women die of breast cancer than white women

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Hollie Richardson
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Woman, 35, writes her own obituary before dying of cancer

Bailey Jean Matheson pens moving tribute to loved ones

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Anna Brech
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People

Davina McCall emotionally recalls losing her sister to lung cancer

“I slept on her floor next to her bed holding her hand. And I could hear her breathing. I closed my eyes and I heard her breathing differently.”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson reveal how they beat cancer together

Four years after she learned she had breast cancer, Rita Wilson has revealed what she told her husband about her diagnosis.

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Life

Everything you need to know about DIY smear tests

NHS England is making at-home smear test kits available to some women later this year. Here are all the key facts.

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