Loose Women star Brenda Edwards exposed everything for Strictly The Real Full Monty on Tuesday night. She took part in the charity show and shared her own personal experience with cancer in an effort to help others with the heartbreaking disease. She revealed her body, mastectomy scars and her breasts in a special strip routine along with a group of other celebrities on the ITV show. Brenda looked back on her own cancer diagnosis during the program and burst into tears.
Hoping to help others going through the same, Brenda spoke about her own cancer journey.
She revealed that she had signed up for a mastectomy after discovering a lump in her breast.
The Loose Women star explained: “I can remember all the ‘what if’s that were in it. My main ‘what if’ was ‘what am I going to tell the kids?’
“I got a call from my doctor who said, ‘The tests came back positive and you have stage three breast cancer.’
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“They always know me as strong,” she added.
After explaining her story to close friend and co-star of Loose Women, Coleen Nolan, Brenda explained that she ultimately opted for a mastectomy.
She bravely revealed her scars to Coleen, who commented supportively, “Is that it?”
“I like that you say that,” Brenda replied.