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Tesco teams up with Dame Deborah James to tackle bowel cancer

BBC star has been working tirelessly on campaigns since her diagnosis in 2016, and is currently residing at her parents' house in Woking receiving end-of-life care. The Mirror reports that thus far, she has raised in excess of £6. 7 million for Cancer Research UK with her Bowelbabe Fund - which she initially set up so people could celebrate her life by 'buying her a drink'.
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Dame Deborah James’s lobbying convinces Andrex to put symptoms of bowel cancer on 29million packs of loo roll
cancer after Andrex announced it would be putting the symptoms on 29million packs of toilet paper. The You, Me and The Big C podcast host, 40, is currently undergoing end of life care after battling terminal bowel cancer for five years. She has raised over £6million for cancer research through her BowelBabe fund and had been lobbying for supermarkets to display the symptoms on their toilet roll packets so that more people were aware of the warning signs to look for, in the hopes of catching cancer early.Toilet paper brand Andrex has now announced it will make a change to its packaging to display the common signs of bowel cancer, the fourth most common cancer and the second biggest cancer killer in the UK.Andrex and Bowel Cancer UK have teamed up to put the vital information on packaging, which will start to hit shelves from September, aiming to have it on all of their packaging within the next year, as well as making a £65,000 initial donation to the charity. Consumers will also be able to scan a QR code on the packs, redirecting them to Bowel Cancer UK’s website where they can find out more information.The most common symptoms for bowel cancer include bleeding from the bottom or blood in the stools, a persistent and unexplained change in bowel habits, unexplained weight loss, extreme tiredness for no obvious reason and a pain or lump in the stomach. Dan Howell, VP and Managing Director at Kimberly-Clark said of the partnership: ‘We’re incredibly honoured to partner with Bowel Cancer UK in helping to raise awareness of the disease through our Andrex brand. ‘Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK with the second highest mortality rate.
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'Incredible woman' Ruth Langsford's poignant tribute to Deborah James after Ascot meet
Ruth Langsford, 62, attended the Royal Ascot yesterday with her husband Eamonn Holmes, 63.The Loose Women host took to Instagram to gush over Dame Deborah James, 40, revealing she was "delighted" to have got the chance to speak to the "most brave woman".Ruth took to Instagram to share two snaps from yesterday's Ascot trip with her husband and Deborah.The Loose Women host sported a white suit and an orange fascinator and matching clutch bag, while Deborah looked glamorous in a polka dot mini dress.While Eamonn looked dapper in a black suit and green paisley tie.Ruth captioned the snaps in view of her 1 million Instagram followers: "An absolute delight and privilege for me and @eamonnholmes to see and talk to Dame Deborah James @bowelbabe at Ascot yesterday."The most brave, inspirational and funny woman I know."Delightful to see you there and to talk with you for so long Deborah….hope you enjoyed the rest of the day and had a few winners!"If you haven’t already, please take a look at Dame Deborah’s fundraising account @bowelbabefund and donate if you’re able to…..an incredible cause for an incredible woman #damedeborahjames #bowelbabe #bowelbabefund @ascotracecourse."Many social media users took to the comments to share their admiration to Deborah and the kind words Ruth wrote.Deborah replied: "So good to talk and spend the afternoon xxxxx."Social media user Charleylou78 said: "Such a strong and inspirational lady."Lizhambridge added: "I love this lady so much - even though I don’t know her and have never met her. Her light just shines so brightly."Kay.lowe.399 commented: "That's such a lovely photo of the 3 of you."Deborah is such an inspiration to so many people.
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