Johnny Timpson, protection specialist at Scottish Widows, speaks personally about the impact of childhood cancer on the family unit.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Thankfully childhood cancer is relatively rare and Britain has the lowest rate in Europe for this, and one of the lowest of all western industrialised countries. However, almost 4,000 children and young people are diagnosed with the disease every year in the UK, according to Children with Cancer UK. That's ten every day. And around one child in 500 will develop some form of cancer by the age of 14 years. In the early 1960s, three quarters of...
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