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Julia Bradbury: Breast Cancer and Me

ITV, 2022

This documentary charts presenter and journalist Julia Bradbury’s battle with breast cancer. From the very early days of her diagnosis, the hour-long film follows Julia as she comes to terms with the news that she has cancer and prepares to undergo a potentially life-saving single mastectomy. Central to this story is Julia’s support network: her immediate family including her three children, her parents, both of whom are cancer survivors, and her older sister Gina, all of whom are impacted by Julia’s diagnosis and intrinsic to her efforts to recover. The film tells Julia’s personal story as one of the one in seven women diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime in the UK. It follows her both before and after her mastectomy – seeing her and her family through the process of physical and psychological recovery, as well as meeting other families facing similar struggles.