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King's diagnosis likely to prompt medical check ups

Cancer charity president praises Monarch's openness

The president of a Manx cancer charity says the King's recent diagnosis serves as a reminder of the importance of getting checked.

David Gawne says the monarch being public about his battle will likely spark a wave of people seeking medical attention.

His Majesty's openness is seen as a catalyst for breaking down barriers to discussing men's health in particular.

Mr Gawne says it's important to not let worry overshadow sensible precautions:

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