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Isla Grace Large - the toddler who's touched the hearts of thousands of people in the ITV Calendar region - no longer has the rare and aggressive form of cancer she's been fighting for the past year. She found out in time for her second birthday.
Her family, from Yeadon in West Yorkshire, were preparing to head to America for treatment, but an operation to remove a tumour from Isla's neck was so successful, she won't need to travel to the States. Victoria Whitman reports.
Veteran actor Sir John Hurt has said his treatment for pancreatic cancer is 'going terrifically well'.
The 75-year-old from Chesterfield told the Radio Times he continues to be 'optimistic'.
He played the title role in The Elephant Man, and has also starred in films including Harry Potter, Indiana Jones and Hercules.
A double decker bus is being taken on tour around the country to raise awareness of the risk of prostate cancer amongst black males.
There are currently 3,700 men living with prostate cancer in Leeds and 2,000 in Sheffield. According to new research, black men are twice as likely to be diagnosed with the condition as white men, and a greater number will die from the disease as a result.
Tina Drury from Dewsbury was told she only had six months to live on the very same day her daughter was told she was pregnant for the first time.
Tina's goal was to see the birth of her first grandchild, Amara, which she's now achieved. She spoke to our reporter, Sarah Clark.
Now, we hear a lot about efforts to raise money for cancer charities, and the never-ending fight to find better treatments and ultimately a cure.
But there is one charity which works with patients to make them look and feel better.
Those undergoing treatment are often left feeling tired and sick, but their physical appearance can also change, too.
"Look Good Feel Better" holds workshops in Sheffield, Lincoln and Hull for women and teenagers. The aim, quite simply, is to boost their confidence. Tamsin Eames reports:
Women over seventy are being warned to look out for all the signs of breast cancer. Around 1300 women aged over 70 in Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire are diagnosed with breast cancer each year - but a third have symptoms other than a lump.
Those figures are revealed at the same time as concern is raised that older women are being too laid back about the importance of screenings and ignore appointments. James Webster reports.
A giant dog will walk across the Humber Bridge later to launch a tour around the country to raise money for Cancer Research.
The 8ft dog was constructed by women who were inspired by teenage cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton. He died last year age 19 from bowel cancer.
You may remember last month we introduced you to the Cancer Fighters, who've recorded their version of the Nolan sisters classic, I'm in the Mood for Dancing.
Today the single was officially released and John and Christine caught up with the stars of the video on the programme earlier on:
Yorkshire cancer research have announced a partnership with county cricket champions Yorkshire on what is World Cancer Day.
Club president Dickie Bird joined members of Yorkshire's first team squad and the charity's chief executive to mark the two year deal with a balloon release on the pitch at Headingley.
It is hoped the partnership will raise awareness of the disease which kills 253 people in Yorkshire every week: