BBC news presenter Rachael Bland has died after being diagnosed with incurable cancer, her family has announced.
It come days after the 40-year-old BBC Radio 5 Live news reader revealed on social media that she had only days to live.
A post on Bland's official Twitter account said:
Here are some questions answered about the disease by Baroness Delyth Morgan, chief executive at the charity Breast Cancer Now:
- What does having 'secondary' breast cancer mean?
- What is primary triple negative breast cancer?
- Why are some chances of survival worse among some breast cancers compared to others?
Some facts and figures about the disease from Cancer Research UK:
- - Breast cancer was the most common female cancer diagnosed in 2015 across the UK, with around 54,800 new cases.
- - In 2015, the disease accounted for more than 15% of all new cancer cases in Britain.
- - Over the last decade, breast cancer incidence rates have increased by around 4% in the UK.
- - More than one in 10 breast cancer cases are diagnosed late in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
- - One in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime.
- - Across the UK there are an average of 11,400 breast cancer deaths every year - the equivalent of 31 cases a day.
- - But almost two-thirds of women diagnosed with breast cancer in England and Wales survive their disease for 20 years or more.