BBC News presenter George Alagiah confirms bowel cancer return

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© BBC

at Six presenter, , has confirmed that his cancer has returned.

The 62-year-old was diagnosed with – and underwent treatment for – bowel cancer in 2014. He departed screens for that period and returned in November 2015.

Confirming the news on Twitter, he posted: “Always knew cancer could come back but still tough dealing with disappointment. Harder for my family. I know what I have to do: stay calm, stay content, stay fit and let doctors do their best.”

A spokesperson for the corporation said: “Everyone at the BBC sends George and his family their best wishes as he undergoes treatment and we will be thinking of them.”

Watch a clip of Alagiah below.







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