Former Labour minister opens up about being diagnosed with brain cancer

Former Minister for Public Health and Culture Secretary, Tessa Jowell - who stood down as an MP in 2015 - has spoken about having a "clear sense of purpose" despite being diagnosed with brain cancer last year.

In May 2017, Baroness Jowell was diagnosed with a high-grade brain tumour known as glioblastoma.

In her first interview on the subject, she spoke to the Today programme about the effect cancer is having on her everyday life.

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