A woman from Great Easter in Essex has opted to have a preventative double mastectomy after finding she has the so called "Jolie" geneRead the full story ›
A man from Cambridgeshire who lost part of his face to cancer has had an eyebrow transplant.Read the full story ›
Throat cancer is often caught too late for effective treatment. Now scientists have come up with a test which could be done early by GPs.Read the full story ›
A man from Northampton is trying to prevent funding being stopped for a drug which could treat his rare cancer.Read the full story ›
A woman from Essex conned friends and strangers out of thousands of pounds of donations, goods and services by falsely telling them she had terminal cancer
Police were called when 21-year-old Danielle Watson from Rowhedge near Colchester couldn't prove her illness to fundraisers.
At Southend Crown Court the prosecution made the point that the case coincided with the death, from cancer, of actress Lynda Bellingham.
A woman from Colchester has admitted pretending to have cancer and pocketing £10,000 donated for her treatment.Read the full story ›
Pancreatic cancer has been called the silent cancer because it is difficult to detect and almost impossible to treat successfully.
Now scientists in Cambridge are testing a new drug combination and it's giving fresh hope to patients.
Breakthroughs in the treatment of more common forms means that 80 out of every 100 breast cancer patients now survive. But it's still only 3 in 100 when it comes to pancreatic cancer. In this region alone 412 people were diagnosed with the disease in a year, 385 died.
Campaigners have welcomed a new drug trial in Cambridge but say more must be done.
Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Claire McGlasson
The family of a young woman from Hertfordshire, who spent her final months completing a 'bucket list' of memorable things to do before she died, is now helping others to do the same.
Steph Knight lost her battle with a form of bone cancer earlier this year. Now her family are setting up a charity to help others create memories in their final days.
Click below to watch Luke Farrington's report.
In this report from ITV's Stand By Your Man Father's Day campaign, you can hear the inspiring story of Michael Bradbury, the father of TV presenter Julia Bradbury.
Julia persuaded Michael to go to the doctors who then caught his cancer early enough to treat it. Elodie Harper reports
ITV's 'Stand By Your Man' campaign, along with Prostate Cancer UK, is aiming to raise awareness of the disease among men and women.Read the full story ›