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Thousands of breast cancer patients could be spared chemo

It’s the groundbreaking news breast cancer patients have been waiting for: thousands of women with the common form of early diagnosis could avoid the toxic treatment under a new ‘precision medicine’ approach.

By using endocrine therapy, those affected could avoid the chemo side effects like nausea, vomiting, hair loss and fatigue which comes with the life saving medication. Breast cancer is the most common cancer for women worldwide and affects 55,000 in the UK alone each year.

Today one survivor, Sky News presenter Jacquie Beltrao tells us about her experience of chemotherapy and explains why she could have avoided the ordeal if this approach had been available, plus we hear from one cancer nurse who couldn’t be more delighted with today’s news.

Tesco Clubcard rewards are changing – here’s how to swap your points so you don’t lose out

Tesco Clubcard reward changes, £48 of Max Factor for £15, Open Farms Sunday and Vodafone fast fibre broadband. These are our Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis’ Quick Deals.

Remember, deals can change quickly, even while I’m on the programme. So always double-check the terms and conditions before spending. Plus, while I hope these deals will save you cash, don’t spend if you can’t afford it, don’t need it, or won’t use it.

'Others cast my son aside, but ballet dancing made him shine'

After her son Archie was born with Down's Syndrome, mum Amanda was told by doctors that he would never manage to keep up with his peers, but Amanda was convinced that his disability wouldn't hold him back.

So, age one and determined to give him every opportunity to develop his potential, she enrolled Archie in baby ballet classes and he's since come on in leaps and bounds.

Amanda joins us alongside Archie's ballet teacher Sonya Morris to talk about why they believe treating Archie the same as every other child is the key to his success.

'I've had skin cancer but it won't stop me from tanning'

A lovely summer holiday glow still requires the necessary precautions - sun cream, aftersun and plenty of protection, it’s the best way to take care of your skin while you’re bronzing your body.

But for 51 year old Sarah Boyton - the love of sun-kissed skin and a glowing tan knows no rules - despite being diagnosed with skin cancer - that left her with a 5 cm scar underneath her eye - she’s still committed to a natural glow, and claims that she is ‘addicted’ to tanning.

She joins us on the sofa today to explain why, despite a devastating bout with cancer, she’s still hitting the sun with minimal protection.

Meet the 'Women Warriors' who embrace their hair loss

For many women, hair is part of their identity, a safety blanket even. But for today’s group of 13 inspiring women, they’ve had to come to terms with life without it. They call themselves the ‘Women Warriors’ and are part of a movement of women who say: Bald is beautiful.

Now, they want to raise awareness and arm others with their newfound confidence, which is why they’re part of a support group called Panache, with members from 11-to-74.

The ‘Women Warriors’ join us to tell us their stories, plus four of them will take to the catwalk as Gok gives his body confidence masterclass.

'The staff who helped my sick daughter inspired me to become a paramedic'

Natalie Greaves, a West Midlands Ambulance Service paramedic, was mid-shift when she received a call that her 16-year-old daughter, Jessica, who has cerebral palsy and cannot walk, talk or feed herself, needed emergency care. Instead of rushing to the scene in her own ambulance, she allowed another team, who was closer to her daughter, to rush to her aid - scenes which played out in an episode of the latest series of the BAFTA nominated, Ambulance.

What’s more, Natalie decided to train as a paramedic five years ago after being inspired by the medical support she received for Jess when she was younger and close to death.

Natalie Greaves talks about her story, alongside her paramedic co-worker (and best friend) Natalie Calow, who work brilliant but tough jobs saving peoples' lives.

Is choosing to have an only child wrong?

This week Liz Hurley opened up about her regrets at only having one child, 16-year-old Damian, saying having more would have made a difference in her life. Meanwhile Britain’s largest family, the Radfords, have revealed they're expecting their 21st child.

Today we meet mum-of-four Tara who says having one child is unfair - and actually harder work, and mum-of-one Samantha who says there's nothing wrong in choosing to have an only child - in fact she chose to be sterilised at the age of just 30.