Samantha Womack has shared an update on her cancer treatment and thanked her fans for all of their love and support. The former EastEnders actress, 49, announced that she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer following the death of Grease actress Olivia Newton-John, who passed away last month 30 years after she'd first been given her diagnosis.
After recently revealing that she had undergone an operation, Samantha has now revealed that she's due to start chemotherapy treatment.
The soap star posted a video on Instagram, where she told her fans: "I just want to say thank you to everyone who has been sending me love after I shared my story about battling with breast cancer. ""So just to tell you where I'm at, I've had my operation - had a lumpectomy and lymph node removal- and I am now going to start my first session of chemotherapy tomorrow," the 49 year old said.
Samantha then went on to thank all of her fans for their support following her initial announcement, saying: "But I have read all of your stories and messages.Read more on msn.com