Bollywood star Veronica Mehta wants more Asian women to check their breasts
Bollywood star, Veronica Mehta, first discovered symptoms of breast cancer when she was 20 weeks pregnant, but didn't get checked until she was 35 weeks pregnant. Throughout her cancer treatment she kept her diagnosis private but now wants to speak publicly in the hope that it will encourage more Asian women to get checked.
She sits down with Carol Vorderman to discuss the reasons behind prolonging her checks, remaining private about her treatment and the need for more women in Asian communities to attend regular breast examinations.
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