“Just as I was coming to terms with Anne’s devastating news, 30 minutes later my doctor’s secretary from Blackpool Victoria Hospital called.
“With my cancer metastasising [spreading] in my hip three years prior, I was given quarterly scans from my thorax down to my pelvis.
“If my heart was already jittery, it literally missed a beat during that call. I couldn’t tell my family when we were dealing with Anne’s diagnosis,” she wrote in Stronger Together, in quotes obtained by the publication.
Linda’s secondary cancer had spread from her breast to her hip, as well as also being located in her liver.