Breast cancer can be an emotional challenge as well as a physical one. She was diagnosed in 2013 and is a proud Breast Cancer Ambassador for Estee Lauder Companies Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, which is marking its 30th anniversary and aims to give a voice to underrepresented communities and empower them to regularly check their breasts (elcompanies.co.uk/BCC). After having a preventative double mastectomy, she raises awareness of hereditary breast cancer alongside Anita Care Lingerie (anita.com) and the National Hereditary Breast Cancer helpline (breastcancergenetics.co.uk). "My mother died from breast cancer in 1973 when I was just 14. I thought, 'I'm going to beat this, and I'm going to write about it'.
Source: The Herald October 02, 2022 13:54 UTC