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Adele Roberts shows off her scars and bruising from injections after surgery to remove cancer

Adele Roberts has given fans an update on her heath after undergoing surgery to remove a tumour following her bowel cancer diagnosis. 

The BBC presenter, 42 who has been sharing her health journey on her Instagram since revealing that she had been diagnosed in October, took to the platform on Thursday to update her followers.  

The former I’m A Celebrity star explained her scars are healing after she underwent surgery to remove her cancer and showed bruising from her warfarin injections, which are used to thin the blood and avoid clots.

Update: Adele Roberts has given fans an update on her heath after undergoing surgery to remove a tumour following her bowel cancer diagnosis on Thursday

While showing the scars on her stomach she said: ‘Scars are healing really well, I got that one and that one, my C-section you don’t want to see that. But yeah, all good!’  

As she showed the bruising all over her thighs she explained: ‘So these are the result of the warfarin injections…’ 

Adele then asked her girlfriend Kate: ‘Does everybody with a stoma get them? Is that so you don’t get blood clots?’ ‘Yeah,’ she replied.

Adele continued: ‘So I’ve got them on both sides. We have to rotate where we do the injections, but Kate has been the most amazing nurse for me.’

Bruising: The BBC presenter, 42, -who has been sharing her journey on her Instagram- took to the platform on to update her followers

Bruising: The BBC presenter, 42, -who has been sharing her journey on her Instagram- took to the platform on to update her followers

While showing the scars on her stomach she said: 'Scars are healing really well, I got that one and that one, my C-section you don't want to see that. But yeah, all good!'

While showing the scars on her stomach she said: ‘Scars are healing really well, I got that one and that one, my C-section you don’t want to see that. But yeah, all good!’

It is used to lower the chance of heart attack, stroke, and death in some people. 

The latest update comes after she told her Instagram followers she felt she had ‘turned a corner’ after the operation which took place in October. 

Sharing a photo for the first time from her hospital bed Adele told her concerned followers: ‘Just a quick note to say thank you to everyone. You’ve been absolutely incredible! So kind, sending good wishes and looking after my family.’ 

Adele added: ‘You are the greatest! You’ve kept me going. I’ve had my ups and downs this week but today I really feel like I’m starting to turn a corner and hopefully I’ll be well enough to go home soon.   

Get checked: Adele said she was diagnosed at the start of the month, adding 'the outlook is positive' as she encouraged people who have symptoms to see their doctors

Get checked: Adele said she was diagnosed at the start of the month, adding ‘the outlook is positive’ as she encouraged people who have symptoms to see their doctors

‘I’m so sorry I’ve not been in here much. I’ve not really been on my phone but my family have been telling me how wonderful everyone has been. You’ve brought them so much comfort. From the bottom of my heart thank you.’

Sending thanks to her medical team, she added: ‘God bless the NHS. I cannot believe how hard they work and how much they care. They’re next level – so special.  

‘Sending you so much love if you’re going through a tough time at the moment. Especially if you’re living with cancer. There’s a few ladies on my ward who are inspiring me everyday…

Scary: The former I'm A Celebrity star explained her scars are healing after she underwent surgery to remove her cancer and showed bruising from her warfarin injections

Scary: The former I’m A Celebrity star explained her scars are healing after she underwent surgery to remove her cancer and showed bruising from her warfarin injections

‘They’re warriors – stopped me feeling sorry for myself many a time! Also reminding me that I’m not alone in this and that it could be much worse for me.

‘Thank you once again to everyone getting me through. Including the BT Tower!’

The radio host went on to detail the small positives she takes from each day, including watching the BT Tower before her radio shows each morning and watching the sun rise as London wakes up.  

Feeling good: It comes after she told her Instagram followers she felt she had 'turned a corner' after the operation which took place in October

Feeling good: It comes after she told her Instagram followers she felt she had ‘turned a corner’ after the operation which took place in October

Sharing a photo for the first time from her hospital bed Adele told her concerned followers: 'Just a quick note to say thank you to everyone. You've been absolutely incredible! So kind, sending good wishes and looking after my family'

Sharing a photo for the first time from her hospital bed Adele told her concerned followers: ‘Just a quick note to say thank you to everyone. You’ve been absolutely incredible! So kind, sending good wishes and looking after my family’

‘I always look out for the message of the day too,’ she continued. ‘I never realised that one day I’d be watching the sun from the other side.

‘Seeing ‘Good morning London’ everyday has made me so grateful and been my reminder that everything is going to be ok. Had my first solid breakfast watching the day begin this morning.

‘Have a great week everyone and please go and see someone if you’re worried about anything that’s not normal for you. Early detection saves lives. I don’t want this little horror taking any more of us.’     

Adele said she was diagnosed at the start of October, adding ‘the outlook is positive’ as she encouraged people who have symptoms to see their doctors.

Positive: The radio host went on to detail the small positives she takes from each day, including watching the BT Tower before her radio shows each morning and watching the sun rise as London wakes up

Positive: The radio host went on to detail the small positives she takes from each day, including watching the BT Tower before her radio shows each morning and watching the sun rise as London wakes up

She wrote: ‘Ok, there’s no easy way to do this and it feels weird, especially posting on social media (I’m going full Black Mirror) but I’m hoping it’ll reach anyone who might benefit from seeing it or reading it.

‘For a while now I’ve been struggling with my digestion. Thanks to a conversation I had with my Dad a few years back I went to my GP for a check up.

‘I’ll be honest, I was embarrassed but I also knew that it could be something serious. So I went just in case. I didn’t think anything of it at first and just assumed it might be food sensitivity.

‘After a few phone calls I was sent for some examinations and checks. I was then diagnosed with bowel cancer. This was at the start of the month.  

Staying strong: 'I always look out for the message of the day too,' she continued. I never realised that one day I'd be watching the sun from the other side'

Staying strong: ‘I always look out for the message of the day too,’ she continued. I never realised that one day I’d be watching the sun from the other side’

‘It’s all happened so quickly and I’m so sorry to post something like this on here but I hope it helps anyone who might be worrying, or suffering in silence. PLEASE make sure you get checked out if you have ANY concerns.

‘The sooner you’re able to see your GP or talk to someone the sooner you can get help. If I hadn’t I might not be so lucky.’

Adele went on to praise the NHS and said that is going to give her treatment ‘everything’ she has got.

She said: ‘As I’ve learned over the last few weeks, there’s no ‘normal’ with cancer. Sadly it can affect anyone, at any age, anytime. It doesn’t discriminate. Early detection can save your life.  

‘The NHS have been INCREDIBLE. They’re heroes. I’m going to have surgery tomorrow to remove the tumour and then see if I need anymore treatment or if the cancer has spread.

‘So far the outlook is positive and I feel so lucky that I can be treated. It’s just the start of my journey but I’m going to give it everything I’ve got.

‘Sending everyone so much love and positivity for the week ahead. THANK YOU to my family words cannot describe how much you have helped me through these last few weeks. You saved me.

‘You are my angels and I shall be thinking of you tomorrow. I can’t wait to wake up and see your beautiful faces (on FaceTime if I can compose myself enough to work my phone). If not your voices to hear you will be everything. That’s all I’m wishing for.’

Adele added that the hardest part of her diagnosis was telling her family, especially her girlfriend Kate Holderness.

Happy couple: Adele added that the hardest part of her diagnosis was telling her family about it, especially her girlfriend Kate Holderness

Happy couple: Adele added that the hardest part of her diagnosis was telling her family about it, especially her girlfriend Kate Holderness

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