George Alagiah enjoys reprieve from TV after additional spread of malignant growth

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George Alagiah enjoys reprieve from TV after additional spread of malignant growth


BBC moderator George Alagiah is to have some time off from TV to have therapy after "a further spread of malignant growth" was found, his representative has said. 

The 65-year-old writer, one of the essences of the BBC News at Six, was first determined to have gut malignancy in 2014. 

Last June, he said it had spread to his lungs, liver and lymph hubs. 

Presently, he has said his primary care physicians need to hit the new growth "firm". He will have chemotherapy and radiotherapy throughout the next few months. 

In an assertion on Monday, his representative said: "George Alagiah, moderator of BBC News at Six, Britain's most watched news program, is to enjoy some time off from studio obligations to manage a further spread of cancer

He was first determined to have stage 4 gut malignancy in April 2014. In a letter to partners in the newsroom Mr Alagiah said his clinical group had chosen to hit the new growth 'rigid'. 

"He is expected to go through a mix of chemotherapy and radiotherapy over the course of the following not many months. 

"He included that functioning the program 'has kept me normal in the course of the most recent couple of years' 'not really settled to return'." 

A BBC representative said: "We are on the whole hoping everything works out for George and anticipate seeing him back in the newsroom." 

What are gut malignant growth manifestations? 

A tenacious change in gut propensity - going all the more frequently, with looser stools and here and there belly torment 

Blood in the stools without different manifestations, like heaps 

Stomach agony, uneasiness or bulging consistently welcomed on by eating - here and there bringing about a decrease in the measure of food eaten and weight reduction 

A great many people with these indications don't have gut malignant growth, yet the NHS counsel is to see your GP on the off chance that you have at least one of the side effects and they have continued for over about a month. 

Furthermore, on the off chance that you, or somebody you know, have been influenced by disease, data and backing is accessible on the BBC's Action Line page.


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