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'Positive attitude' aids cancer fight

Can the extent of our social networks and connections help us get better treatment and extend our lives should we get diagnosed with a terminal disease?

Jane Maher, Macmillan Cancer's chief medical officer, and Merthyr Tydfil GP, Professor Jonathan Richards, debate if an independent advocacy service should be set up to help the less socially connected get access to the best consultants.

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