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Anita acts on good advice

An actress in a Cancer Research UK course relates how she took good advice, saw a doctor, and survived cancer in part because she was diagnosed early.

Watch Anita share her experiences.

From Anita’s story we can see how a conversation can have a significant impact. By using appropriate questions, Anita’s sister encouraged her to recognise that her symptoms were not normal for her, and to seek advice from a doctor.

Her sister’s support and encouragement led to Anita’s cancer being diagnosed at an early stage, and as a result her treatment was successful.

Activity and Discussion

Do you have examples of effective Talking About Cancer conversations you are proud of? Please tell us about them in the comments section if you think others could learn from your good practice.

Please remember not to use any names or other identifiable personal information about anyone.

What’s next?

In the next step you will start developing an action plan for talking about cancer. We will also find out how Brian is doing.

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