You're never too young to Coppafeel, the health campaign that's saving lives

Kris Hallenga, the founder of the cancer awareness charity, Coppafeel, has been visiting schools in Hampshire with the MP for Winchester, Steve Brine, to campaign for awareness education to be included in the national curriculum.

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Rethink Cancer - calls for awareness classes in schools

Kris Hallenga is living with cancer after repeatedly visiting her doctor & being told she was too young to have breast cancer. She started a charity called Coppafeel, It aims to persuade young people to take responsibility for their own health checks. You can find out more about her charity here.

Kris was 23-years-old when she was diagnosed. Soon after she set up a Coppafeel to make young people aware that they too can be affected.

Not satisfied with just one project - Kris is now turning her attention to the curriculum. She's calling for prevention and detection to be taught in schools and has been supported in her quest by the Steve Brine, MP for Winchester. She's been talking to our reporter Kerry Swain.

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