Cancer costs the average patient in Wales £640 a month, in lost wages, travel to hospital, new clothes and adaptations to their homes according to the charity Macmillan Cancer Support.
Leeann Stroud of Bridgend says transport costs alone for her mother ran into hundreds each month.
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Lord Geoffrey Howe is known by many for his resignation speech which was seen as the catalyst which destroyed Margaret Thatcher.
It's thought the former chancellor died of a heart attack. He was 88 years old.
As we all prepare to support Wales this weekend, our pets are also getting in the spirit. Here are some of your snaps.