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"I don't want to die": Mum, 31, says Molly-Mae Hague's Instagram post saved her life

A mum said Molly-Mae Hague saved her life after she discovered a cancerous lump in her breast.

Hannah Bolton said she was scrolling through Instagram in September 2021 when she came across the former Love Island star's account.

The 22-year-old Pretty Little Thing creative director had shared candid snaps on her Instagram story of her in a hospital bed after having two suspicious lumps removed - from her breast and finger - urging people to check themselves.

This led Hannah, 31, to sweep her hand across her left breast - where she discovered a solid grape-sized lump.

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After visiting her GP and a hospital breast care centre, she was stunned to be diagnosed with triple-negative breast cancer.

She was just 30-years-old at the time.

While still at the beginning of her chemo journey, the district nurse has already had good feedback from doctors about her progress.

She is bravely sharing her ordeal to urge people to regularly check themselves, after she said that if she hadn't have spotted Molly-Mae's post, she wouldn't have checked her breasts that day.

Hannah, mum to three-year-old son Jaxon, also wants younger women to insist on what she deems to be a potentially life-saving scan after she didn't automatically receive a mammogram when referred 'due to her age'.

The board of North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT), which runs Southmead’s breast care centre, said they follow national guidelines from the Royal College of Radiologists on mammogram screening.

They also encourage any patient to raise questions or concerns they have about mammograms with their doctor.

Hannah, from Bristol, said: "I was in Portugal

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