Sheffield TV presenter Julia Bradbury reveals she had mastectomy after breast cancer diagnosis


The former Countryfile presenter, 51, who grew up in the city, said she was sad to have suffered “such brutal treatment” but “I will do all I can to live and watch my children grow up “.

Julia, a former student of King Edward VII School in Crosspool, revealed last month that she needed surgery to remove her left breast after being diagnosed with cancer from a mammogram.

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Beside a photo of her hospital bed, the TV host said: “I am relieved that the operation is over. The anxiety that preceded it was overwhelming.

“I am sad that such brutal treatment is needed in so many cases of breast cancer, but I choose life. I will do whatever I can to live to see my children grow up and if it happens to another member of the family. my family, or them, I would change places in the blink of an eye.

“I will take Walt Whitman’s advice: ‘Always keep your face turned to the sun and shadows will fall behind you.”

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Bradbury, also known for her work on Watchdog and Planet Earth Live, said she will need to wear a specially designed bra for the next six weeks to protect her upper body after the operation.

She cited NHS figures showing an increase in mastectomies over the past decade as she sent a message of support to others with the disease.

She said, “To all the warrior women (and men) out there, I send my love. I will hold back a little of my strength to get through the next few weeks and months. Namaste. The sacred in me recognizes the sacred in you. “

Before the operation, Bradbury, who has been married to Gerard Cunningham since 2000, shared a topless photo with her 135,000 Instagram followers and said she was grateful for her body.

She also urged others to check themselves regularly for breast cancer and not to be afraid to seek help if they have concerns about their health.

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