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.

A solo mum is dying of lung cancer after she waited a year for a follow-up scan.

Karyn Robson was "jumping with joy" when her doctor told her all her tumours had disappeared and the invasive surgery she had gone through was a success.

The 38-year-old Cantabrian

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