Deborah James

Ralph Lauren ‘Cancer Conversations’ in association with The Conduit

– Episode 2

This episode is part of our special Ralph Lauren Cancer Conversations series recorded at The Conduit. Throughout this series, we will invite people touched by cancer to share their stories. We will also be delving into the science behind cancer research, the role of technology in early detection and prevention, and how innovative collaborations in cancer research and philanthropy can achieve amazing results.

Paul’s guest today is the author, podcaster and campaigner, Deborah James. They talk about the process she went through after being diagnosed with bowel cancer, the support she’s received from The Royal Marsden and why she continues to share her story.

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