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Caroline Aherne, Royle Family star, has lung cancer

Caroline Aherne, the creator of the hit TV show The Royle Family, has revealed that she has lung cancer.

Macmillan Cancer Support confirmed that the award-winning writer, who has previously had bladder and eye cancer, would speak at an appeal to improve cancer care in Manchester on 26 June.

Colin Paterson reports.

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