BBC Gardeners' World's Carol Klein issues cancer update after 'call from surgeon'

Carol Klein
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Gardeners' World star Carol Klein has issued a health update after revealing she had been diagnosed with breast cancer. The gardening expert, 78, shared the sad news with fans at the start of May.

She revealed that she had undergone a double mastectomy. Carol has now shared that she received the wonderful news that her cancer has gone as she presented at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for the BBC.

In a video on Instagram, Carol explained: "A few weeks I made a post on Instagram and told you all about what had been happening to me. Earlier this year I was diagnosed with breast cancer and as a result I had a double mastectomy.

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"I also had another small operation the week before Chelsea, but I was able to do Chelsea, I hope successfully. And whilst I was there I got a call from my surgeon Dr Anna Conway who have me the very good news that my cancer has gone.

"I'm really making this post because I want to thank you all, everybody who sent me so many wonderful messages and really kept my spirits up through that. Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all the team at North Devon District Hospital, the bresat care team, they were brilliant. Thanks to our NHS.

"Now I know that everybody has been affected in some way or another by cancer. Either for themselves or for friends and relatives.

"And I just want you to know that I'm thinking about you, sending you lots of love, loads of strength and here's to the future."