'It never crossed my mind I would not beat cancer'

A former cancer patient has told ITV News that it "never crossed her mind" she would not beat the disease.

Laural Johnson, who was treated for oesophageal cancer, also said she was "excited" by a new study from Cancer Research UK showing a marked improvement in survival rates.

Read: 'Tipping point' in battle against cancer

Advertisement

'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.