Jake Bailey

Head boy delivers inspirational final speech just one week after cancer diagnosis

Jake Bailey was told he would not be able to deliver the speech to his classmates - but was determined to leave his hospital bed

Clever robot allows hospital-bound cancer patients to go to school - and keep up doing homework

The device is controlled by the patient from their hospital bed and allows them to interact with their friends and teachers on a daily basis

George Alagiah

George Alagiah says bowel cancer was a 'hammer blow' as he returns to the BBC

News at Six presenter's cancer spread to his lymph nodes and liver when it was diagnosed in April 2014

Farts can fight CANCER as well as other killer diseases and conditions, scientists claim

Hydrogen sulfide is toxic in large doses but in tiny amounts it helps protect cells and fight illness, according to researchers at Exeter University

Tub of lard

Vegetable oil cancer link leads scientists to recommend lard and butter as healthier alternatives

Scientists found that heating up vegetable oils led to the release of high concentrations of chemicals linked to cancer, heart disease and dementia

Man with terminal cancer marries sex doll so he doesn't leave a grieving widow

Now his surprisingly tasteful wedding pictures have become a viral sensation

BBC newsreader George Alagiah is clear of cancer and 'feeling really good' after successful chemotherapy

The broadcaster will still need scans every three months, but he has "more energy every day"

The beautiful ways NHS nurses make kids with cancer feel special

Watch the heartwarming moment nurses sing Frozen's 'Let It Go' to brave little girl going through chemotherapy

Three-year-old Millie McColl was diagnosed in June with stage 4 Neuroblastom, a nerve cell cancer

Harvey, Haydn and Malcolm Powell exclusive

Prostate cancer dad whose three sons also developed the disease backs Movember campaign

Harvey Powell, 90, has lived with the disease for 25 years and the deadly cancer has also struck three of his sons, killing one

GP Naresh Aggarwal, 54 with elder son Jared, 25 exclusive

Son saves cancer patient dad's life by donating half of his liver for miracle transplant

GP Naresh Aggarwal looked likely to die within a year from liver cancer until his student son Day donated 56% of his organ in a rare live adult transplant

Fury in Parliament as Tory minister kills off law to give cancer patients cheap life-saving drugs

MPs shouted 'shocking!' as Alistair Burt spoke for half an hour and accused them of 'shroud-waving' - exploiting a tragedy to hog the spotlight

The family

Devastated parents killed themselves next to body of nine-year-old son who died of brain tumour

Nicu Arava hanged himself after placing the body of his wife next to their son and covering them with a blanket

One-year-old Layla Richards, who has become the first person in the world to receive a "designer" immune cell therapy to cure her "incurable" cancer

'Layla Richards' miraculous leukaemia recovery is cause for celebration beyond the girl and her family'

The Voice of the Mirror says the huge leap forward in the value of genetically-modified cells is a glimmer of hope for those battling cancer

One-year-old Layla Richards, who has become the first person in the world to receive a "designer" immune cell therapy to cure her "incurable" cancer

What is the 'incurable' cancer miracle leukaemia girl Layla has recovered from?

The disease is the most common type of childhood cancer and affects around 2,000 children

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Leukaemia girl makes 'miracle' recovery from 'incurable' cancer after world first treatment

Layla Richards, one, was cured after being given "designer" immune cell therapy - a treatment which will give hope to thousands

Willie Turner with fiancee Lyndsey Browne

Cancer patient given just months to live faces race against time to marry love of his life

Willie Turner is determined to make the most of the time he has left and wants to tie the knot with his loving partner Lyndsey Browne

Dad with rare 'popcorn cell' cancer pleads for a 'second miracle' so he can watch his children grow up

Ian Pinches has already fought Hodgkins lymphoma and welcomed his baby son into the world in spite of the treatment - now he has a second battle to fight

Angelina Jolie worried about nude bath scene in By The Sea after her boobs were removed

Jolie had a double mastectomy in 2013 and wanted to change or cut the scene in her new film, which she also directs

Tapeworm

Man dies with tumours made up of cancerous tapeworms growing inside of him

The 41-year-old's case was described by doctors monitoring his health as "crazy"

Thousands of cancer patients end up in hospital as carers have no idea how to look after them

Macmillan Cancer Support said family and friends were being left to change dressings, giving out medicines and managing infections with no advice or training

Keith Kane who married his partner Janet just days before she died on October 14

Dying bride fulfills final wish of marrying her husband then dies after cancer was mistaken for menopause

Janet Kane was told she was going through the change - but she had womb cancer

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Doctors told me my baby wouldn't survive my cancer op - just look at her now

Vicky Dickenson was told to say goodbye to her unborn baby when she underwent life-saving cancer surgery - but look at little Jessica now

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Girl who had leg amputated told she's not 'disabled enough' for Motability car

Amputee Olivia Cork, 19, has used adapted Ford Fiesta for past two years but she has been deemed fit enough to manage without it by DWP

Amy Uprichard

Christmas dreams of sick children will come true thanks to brave teenage cancer patient

Amy Uprichard, who is in remission, is determined to help any other child forced to spend the holiday season in a hospital bed

Melissa Sutton

'Cancer diary' teenager who raised thousands by documenting brave battle in pictures gets all-clear from doctors

Brave Melissa Sutton underwent a gruelling 11-month course of intensive treatment after being diagnosed with rare bone cancer, Ewing’s Sarcoma, last November

Annalise Scott, 45, who is a cancer patient on ward 14 at The James Cook University Hospital, dazzled

Cancer sufferer has dream wedding at hospital in front of tearful friends and family

Annalise Scott wore a beautiful, ivory, embellished gown - donated by Laura Day bridal wear in Middlesbrough at less than a day’s notice

Emily Findlay who is a young cancer patient at the new Southern hospital in Glasgow

Britain's oldest children’s ward patient given new hope after 6-year cancer battle

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Almost six years on from her cancer diagnosis, Emily Findlay is taking part in a new drug trial which she hopes will stop her disease advancing

Zenon Stylianides

Tottenham youngster Zenon Stylianides posts moving tribute as sister dies during Under-21 fixture

The starlet was told before kick-off his sister could pass away, and she sadly lost her battle with blood cancer just 10 minutes into the game

Ambulance

One in four cancer patients are diagnosed in accident and emergency departments

A quarter of patients who are told they have the disease are dead within two months, shocking new figures show

Joan Collins cries over the death of sister Jackie Collins FOUR times a day

Jackie died of breast cancer in September, but didn't tell her sister until two weeks before