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JACK TEARS FOR CANCER CHUM; EXCLUSIVE: First Minister's crusade pledge.

Byline: MAGNUS GARDHAM

FIRST Minister Jack McConnell has opened his heart about the agony of losing a close pal to cancer.

He tells how the death of his friend Andy McPhail this summer at the age of just 37 has inspired a crusade to improve men's health.

Today, as he opens the UK's first male cancer centre, he reveals in his most personal interview since coming to office how the teacher's death has fired his determination to save lives. FULL STORY PAGE 4

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Date:Oct 2, 2003
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