Sally Dynevor, 56, will be marking 10 years since she was diagnosed with breast cancer by taking on the challenge of climbing Mount Everest to raise money for Prevent Breast Cancer. The Coronation Street favourite was treated with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and a lumpectomy at the time and was diagnosed with the disease in the same year her character was.
The soap star recently opened up about her “fears” about her cancer returning in a candid interview with OK! Magazine.
While discussing the disease, she told the publication: “You don’t ever stop thinking about it.”
Due to the impact the diagnosis had on her, the Sally Webster actress admitted she “couldn’t watch” Sinead Tinker’s final scenes in the ITV series.
The emotional scenes saw Katie McGlynn’s character dying after battling cervical cancer.
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Sally Dynevor speaks out on cancer fears (Image: GETTY • ITV)
Sally Dynevor was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009 (Image: GETTY)
Sally added in reference to the episodes: “That’s why I couldn’t watch Sinead Tinker’s final scenes on Corrie.
“It brought back all those emotions. I could feel what she was feeling.”
Sally also explained she would turn down a secondary breast cancer storyline on the show if Corrie producers