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 A new campaign featuring local breast cancer survivors hits the North East this month to emphasise the importance of live saving breast screening.

“Breast Screening Saves Lives: It’s too important to forget”is a familiar slogan used by the Newcastle Hospitals’ Breast Screening Service which has been encouraging women aged 50-70 to attend a breast screening session at their local site for 26 years now.

This year, Breast Specialists at the city centre’s Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI) have welcomed some of their patients on board to give a fresh perspective to the awareness campaign.

Here are some of the ladies' stories

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