Readers of this blog will know of my antipathy to the martial language often used in the culture to describe cancer.

It was a great pleasure, therefore, to hear Luke Allnutt, recently diagnosed with cancer, saying the same on Today this morning.

You can read Luke’s excellent blog on his experience of cancer here and follow him on Twitter here.

Here is the full interview with Luke, in which he explains why ‘fighting’ cancer is no longer an acceptable term to use.

Listen here [audio]