VICTORIA Derbyshire and Debbie Dowie will be two of the big names speaking at a breast cancer awareness event next week.

The pair will be part of the Clear and Now: Living Life Beyond Breast Cancer meeting, which will be held at the Christie School of Oncology in Manchester on Tuesday.

The event will bring together breast cancer patients, friends, family, healthcare professionals and policy-makers to discuss how to support people in living life after breast cancer.

Joining the Mrs Derbyshire and Mrs Dowie will be Christie clinician Dr Helen Mitchell and MPs Sir Graham Brady and Lucy Powell.

It is part of the Clear and Now campaign, which aims to raise awareness of the needs of survivors.

It will be from 4.30pm to 6pm.

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