News editor Kate urges breast cancer checks

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A mother from Hampshire is urging women - and men - to check their bodies for changes, after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

Kate Taylor says finding a lump herself may have saved her life, as she was able to get earlier diagnosis and treatment

Kate is a news editor here at ITV Meridian, and she's bravely allowed us to film with her during her chemotherapy.

Kate discusses her treatment with medical staff Credit: ITV

Watch Rachel Heworth's report below...

Help and advice about breast cancer here.