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Sally Dynevor 'couldn't have done' breast cancer scenes if she knew she had it herself

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Sally Dynevor found out she had breast cancer on same day she filmed Coronation Street diagnosis scenes

Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor revealed he “could not have done” her breast cancer scenes if she knew she had cancer herself.

The 60-year-old actress thought her doctor was confusing her with her character, Sally Metcalfe, when she received her diagnosis on the same day she filmed a scene for the ITV soap where she shared her diagnosis with her on-screen husband back in 2009.

Dynevor only checked herself for a lump after reading the Coronation Street scripts and “fainted” when she found out she did have cancer.

“It was unbelievable, I don’t think I could have done those scenes if I knew I had breast cancer,” she told BBC Breakfast during a discussion about a new campaign to train the next generation of specialists in mammogram screening.

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