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Frank Carson's humorous take on cancer

Comedian Frank Carson told BBC Radio 5 live's Stephen Nolan how he reacted to the news that he had cancer.

He said he was not frightened to hear he had stomach cancer but had to make sure he did ''not eat like he used to'', adding that he ''loved life'' and ''grabbed it with both hands''.

The Belfast-born entertainer has died at the age of 85 after being ill for some time.

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