Ray Illingworth led England to an Ashes sequence victory in Australia in 1970/71.© Twitter
Former England cricket captain Ray Illingworth has published he’s receiving remedy for most cancers. The 89-year-old, who led England to an Ashes sequence victory in Australia in 1970/71, is present process radiotherapy for oesophageal most cancers. “They’re simply hoping to eliminate the remaining bit (of the tumour) with additional double doses. I will be able to see how those subsequent two doses cross, stay my palms crossed and hope I’ve somewhat of good fortune,” Illingworth informed the Day by day Telegraph. Illingworth’s spouse Shirley died previous this 12 months after struggling with most cancers and Illingworth has presented his fortify for regulation adjustments over assisted demise.
“I do not need to have the remaining one year that my spouse had,” he mentioned.
“She had a horrible time going from health center to health center and in ache. I imagine in assisted demise. The way in which my spouse was once, there was once no excitement in existence within the remaining one year, and I do not see the purpose of residing like that, to be fair,” he added.
“However we should not have assisted demise in England but, so that you should not have the choice do you? They’re debating it and I believe it’ll come ultimately,” he concluded.
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