“Jeremy has been an advocate and champion of cancer research, advanced treatments and better patient experiences for many years.

“It’s my pleasure to be able to join him at the Race for Life and for us to be taking forward this campaign together to allow the best possible outcomes for cancer patients in the future.”

Although not giving any more details on his own battle with cancer, leading charity Cancer Research UK works hard to educate individuals on the potential early warning signs of the disease so cases can be detected early and then treated.

The charity explains that there are over 200 different types of cancer that can cause many different symptoms. Cancer Research UK noted: “Sometimes symptoms are linked to certain cancer types. But signs can also be more general, including weight loss, tiredness (fatigue) or unexplained pain.”

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