Cancer-hit presenter Victoria Derbyshire hails public
BBC2's Victoria Derbyshire has thanked viewers for their "tremendous messages" as she returned to work after having a mastectomy for breast cancer.
She said the touching messages "mean a great deal to me".
Derbyshire spoke openly about her operation, and made a video diary during her treatment, which was broadcast on her BBC show before her return.
The former Newsnight and BBC Radio 5 Live presenter said in the footage: "The reason I wanted to talk about what has happened to me is that I am a pretty open person.
"But also because more than one in three people will be diagnosed with cancer. And here's the thing: having cancer is manageable."