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Health & Fitness Lorraine Kelly launches Boob Bus for breast cancer awareness

17:45  26 september  2019
17:45  26 september  2019 Source:   prima.co.uk

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Lorraine Kelly launched the Change And Check campaign today, urging women to get to know their own breasts to make sure they look out for the signs of cancer . The television presenter was at Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush, London during her morning show

The sticker details the symptoms of breast cancer such as lumps, rashes and dimpling, reminding women to see a doctor or nurse if they become aware of any irregularities. Lorraine brings you up-to-date topical stories, the biggest celebrity interviews and tasty recipes as well as finger-on-the-pulse

Hilary Jones, Lorraine Kelly posing for the camera: Lorraine is hard at work on her Change + Check breast cancer awareness campaign and next week a Boob Bus will be launching to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness month this October. © Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock Lorraine is hard at work on her Change + Check breast cancer awareness campaign and next week a Boob Bus will be launching to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness month this October.

Lorraine is hard at work on her Change + Check breast cancer awareness campaign and next week a Boob Bus will be launching to coincide with Breast Cancer Awareness month this October.

Change + Check is the brainchild of Lorraine producer Helen Addis, who was diagnosed with breast cancer in April 2018.

The bright pink bus will travel to cities including London, Manchester, Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff from next week.

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“Helen's a force of nature and the Boob Bus is an extension of her campaign,” Lorraine, 59 said.

a double decker bus parked on the side of a road: Lorraine Kelly launches Boob Bus for breast cancer © ITV Lorraine Kelly launches Boob Bus for breast cancer

“It's making women, and men, focus on their health. So check your boobs! What's normal for one person might not be normal for another. But check yourself and together we could save even more lives. Come along to the Boob Bus to find out more.”

She added: “Checking your boobs is crucial as an early diagnosis of breast cancer can make all the difference. Change + Check has gone from strength to strength and it's great to see Helen's idea making such a positive impact.”

The campaign bus will launch on Tuesday 1st October outside Television Centre in London before it stops in Manchester on 3rd October, Belfast on 8th October, Glasgow on 10th October and Cardiff on 14th October before returning to London on 17th October.

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BREAST cancer awareness month is this month, and as part of the campaign to highlight the most common type of cancer in the UK, Dr Hilary Jones gave a live demonstration on how to check for lumps on Lorraine .

LORRAINE KELLY : Last April, the importance of having discussions around breast cancer really hit Helen Addis was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer last April. The 39-year-old Our boobs are part of us and it should be as easy to have conversations about how to keep them healthy

On board the bus will be trained breast cancer nurses to help talk through how to monitor your own breasts.

Lorraine’s Dr Hilary will also be on board as the bus reaches Belfast, Glasgow and Cardiff.

Helen Addis will also be on the bus to spread the message far and wide, and the charity Prevent Breast Cancer who will join us for the Manchester leg along with Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor.

Helen Addis said: “I can't begin to tell you how excited I am to be taking the Change + Check campaign around the UK.

“Since launching the stickers earlier this year, I've had nine women contact me to say they saw a sticker, checked themselves and have been given a cancer diagnosis. I know this sounds like bad news but it shows that the stickers are working!

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Lorraine Kelly launched her show's You Know Breast campaign wearing the ultimate pink high street outfit.

Lorraine launches a new campaign to raise awareness of checking regularly for the signs and symptoms of breast cancer , by placing Change and Check stickers in changing rooms across the country. In the UK over 55,000 women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and the earlier

“The good news is that all nine women have caught the cancer early, which means they have a much higher chance of successful treatment. I just want to make sure that the message reaches as many people as possible in the UK… so that's why we're taking the Boob Bus on the road.”

She explained: “When I got my own breast cancer diagnosis I was so shocked when close friends and family told me they never checked themselves for signs. If it can happen to me then it can happen to anyone.

“So I came up with the simple Change + Check sticker for shop and gym changing room mirrors to remind men and women to check themselves...the time it takes to change that top you could potentially save your life. It was my way of giving back and it gave me a positive focus throughout my horrid treatment.”

Lorraine airs weekdays at 8.30am on ITV.

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