Julia Bradbury says daughter ‘hasn’t left her side’ ahead of mastectomy surgery

Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury has explained that her daughter has offered continuous support as she prepares to head into the hospital for a mastectomy.

The television presenter, 51, will have a six-centimetre tumour as well as her left breast removed following a devastating cancer diagnosis that she shared in September.

Julia took to social media, sharing a video of her young daughter as they made their way up a flight of stairs, with the presenter detailing that she has a tough time ahead of her.

She said: "This is my little shadow, all day today, this little one hasn't left my side, have you?" before her daughter exclaims: "No!" while the pair laugh.

Alongside her video, Julia wrote: "These are the moments keeping me strong right now. Grateful for my little humans.

"It's gpnna be tough self isolating before my op,so stocking up on the cuddles. #love #family [sic]."

Julia's social media followers instantly flocked to the comment section to offer their support. to the star, with open penning: "Stay strong Julia… You've definitely got this."

A second added: "You are a strong lady and you will get through this as you have a beautiful family to fight for. Remember to cry."

"I think you are awesome and strong and can get through this," wrote a third.

While a fourth typed: "Please know you are very much cared about & be kind to yourself Julia. I wish I could wipe your worries away. I hope to see you back, putting the world to right soon."

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Julia recently opened up to Hello! Magazine, sharing how her biopsy results have affected her ahead of the life-changing operation.

She told the publication: "Fear of death is what you think of when you first hear the cancer word, then it's fear of the unknown, then there's a grieving process, as well, and disbelief.

"I don't know, nobody does, what awaits me on the other side, I don't know if the cancer has spread or if I'm going to need chemo."

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Julia continued: "I'm going through this on a deeply personal level and I've found it incredibly upsetting.

"I'm seeing a counsellor and taking every available help and kindness that's been offered to me."

Last week, Julia revealed that she received the shattering news while she was working for This Morning's forest segment.

After being asked by Phillip whether this was the case, she said: "Yes and it wasn't that I didn't want to come and see you in the studio and talk about it, it's that I wanted to [continue filming] and be in the woodlands and finish that series of films for you because they are really important for people to feel the love for nature."

If you have been affected by this story, contact Macmillan cancer support on 0808 808 00 00.

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