Cancer Research UK advice after Angelina Jolie revealed she has had a double mastectomy to reduce the risk of developing breast cancer:
Our region's first Race for Life of the year took place in Scarborough.
The number of women getting lung cancer in Yorkshire and the Humber is rising.
With the Race for Life season well underway, there were perfect conditions at the Knavesmire as hundreds of women joined in to walk, jog and run the five kilometre course. York Racecourse was a sea of pink for the day - all in aid of Cancer Research UK. Sally Simpson reports.
Phil Purdy from Halifax has raised £120,000 so far by climbing Everest for Cancer Research UK. He battled treacherous conditions to scale the mountain on a day when nine other climbers lost their lives. He is hoping to raise £135,000.
Jane McDonald speaking to Calendar, just after starting this year's Wakefield Race for Life. Find out more about the event here.
Two young boys from West Yorkshire who became best friends while being treated for cancer at St James's hospital have been given Little Star awards for their bravery during treatment. Callum Sharp and Ben Merriman were invited to a party at London Zoo to receive their awards.
Thousands of women have taken part in a Race for Life event at Wakefield to raise money for Cancer Research. You can find out more about the work done by Cancer Research here
Calendar News received a national award from Cancer Research UK today in recognition of our outstanding contribution to the cause. The charity’s annual Flame of Hope Awards recognise the remarkable support from people from all walks of life.
Calendar scooped the Media Supporter of the Year accolade, beating off stiff competition from across the UK. Lisa Adlam picked up the award this lunchtime at a special ceremony in London hosted by Cancer Research UK’s Chairman, Michael Pragnell.