George Alagiah

According to BBC News, George Alagiah died after a long battle with cancer. 67 years old. One of the BBC’s most famous journalists hosted Six O’Clock for 20 years.

Since 2007, George has been the face of BBC Six News. He was diagnosed with colon cancer at the end of 2014, which had spread to his lymph nodes and liver. George returned to BBC Six in November 2015 after undergoing several surgeries, including treatment and removal of part of his heart.

He later announced that he would be receiving treatment from the show after being diagnosed with advanced cancer in October 2022.

He said at the time: “The latest tests show that my cancer has spread, so there are more difficult cases.

“I miss my colleagues.

Cancer Diagnosis

In 2014, George Alagiah was diagnosed with colon cancer. He received 17 cycles of chemotherapy as treatment. She continued to work in the news center during her treatment.

In 2020, her cancer had spread to her lungs, liver, and lymph nodes. He told The Guardian at the time: “After being diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago in 2014, I made a list of the good and bad things so far in my life. Everything went far beyond the others and that made me very proud. “As you approach the last day of your life, you will spend each day with an effort you could never have imagined.”

“Of course, I didn’t get this disease, but I’m not sure if I’m willing to go back this year. I shared my October experience and three years of ideas with friends. 

After his death, BBC Director-General Tim Davie said: “We are all very saddened by the news of George Alagiah at the BBC. Now we all think of his family. George Alagiah is one of the best and bravest journalists of his generation, who do not hesitate to report from all over the world and send the news to the best. He is more than a beautiful reporter; the audience will hear his love and happiness. 

Working in the newsroom is an important part of life and motivation. I look forward to returning to the studio as soon as possible. “

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