Cancer patient on battling disease which killed his mum

A man who was diagnosed with the same cancer which claimed his mother's life has told ITV News of the "long journey" he took to beat the disease.

Richie Birch was given only a 3% chance of surviving pancreatic cancer, but after a lengthy operation and courses of chemotherapy he has now been free of the disease for four and a half years.

He said the key for pancreatic cancer sufferers was early diagnosis, as many patients are not aware they ahve di

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'Tipping point' in battle against cancer

The fight against cancer has reached a 'tipping point' with over half of patients now surviving at least 10 years, according to a major new study.