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Sarah Harding: Breast cancer charity and Waterford GP urge women to know the signs

Sarah Harding: Breast cancer charity and Waterford GP urge women to know the signs Sarah Harding: Breast cancer charity and Waterford GP urge women to know the signs
Jennifer Long

The death over the weekend of Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding following a battle with advanced breast cancer sent shockwaves.

She was aged just 39.

It was only a year ago, in August 2020, that the pop star revealed she'd been diagnosed with the disease, which had spread to other parts of her body.

Her mother Marie announced the news of her death on Instagram on Sunday, describing her "beautiful" daughter as "a bright, shining star".

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On this morning's (Monday's) Deise Today, Damien spoke to Jennifer Cimerman from the Marie Keating Foundation as well as Tramore GP Dr Austin Byrne, on foot of the news.

They both spoke about the importance of checking your breasts - and knowing the signs...

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