Every day cancer patients are being failed by our health system as signs of the deadly disease are ignored or misdiagnosed. As a result, lives are being lost. In a five-day series health reporter Emma Russell tells the tragic stories of some of the people who have been let down by the system.

Amy Williams watched her mother die after doctors failed to take her cancer symptoms seriously. A year later her foster nana suffered the same ill treatment.

Her mother Karin Svedlund was given just months to live in 2016 after multiple communication errors caused a year-long delay in

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The series