Two brothers have taken up a rowing challenge in memory of their father who passed away from skin cancer.
Jude Massey and and Greg Bailey will be rowing from Gran Canaria to Barbados from the 15th of January.
They described their father's battle with skin cancer as "horrendous". Watch Kylie's interview with them below:
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In the Tonight programme, ITV West Country's presenter, Kylie Pentelow, investigates exactly how safe it is to tan in the sun.
The issue is a pertinent and personal one to her, losing her father to skin cancer in 2015.
Her dad found an unusual lump on his arm, which quickly spread to his lymph nodes. After two years of fighting, he passed away at 68 years of age:
- 'How Safe is a Sun Tan?' will be airing on ITV's Tonight programme tonight, Thursday 17 August at 7.30pm.
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