Bill Turnbull receives blood transfusion amid cancer fight as Steph McGovern sends support


Bill Turnbull was supported by his co-star Steph McGovern, 38, on Twitter, where he shared his latest health update. The 65-year-old, who has prostate cancer, thanked those who donated blood ahead of the procedure. In view of his 105,000 followers, he wrote: “Getting a blood transfusion today.

“Can’t know who gave it, but am hugely grateful to them.

“To everyone who donates their blood – thank you, thank you, thank you.”

Many of his fans flocked to his post to send good luck messages, including his ex colleague Steph.

She commented: “Sending love.”

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The following year, viewers saw him exploring potential treatments in his documentary Bill Turnbull: Staying Alive.

Back in May, he explained that he had to have radioactive isotope injected into him once every six weeks.

On Good Morning Britain, he said: “It makes you so live, so to speak, that I have to sleep in a separate room for three days, no prolonged contact with small children or pregnant women for six days.”

He went on to say he had been using CBD oil, an oxygen chamber and garlic to manage his symptoms.



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