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BBC Strictly Come Dancing's Shirley Ballas supported by Amy Dowden as she shares worrying health news

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Shirley Ballas has been supported by Amy Dowden as she shared some worrying health news with fans. The Strictly Come Dancing judge shared a photo of herself to social media after undergoing a biopsy following a routine mammogram.

As fans will know, Amy was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in May last year after she found a lump in her breast in April, the day before going to the Maldives on honeymoon with her husband, fellow professional dancer Ben Jones.

Amy announced the news after undergoing a mastectomy and later bravely documented going through chemotherapy treatment. But the course of treatment wasn't without its setbacks as the dancer recently shared how she was told she had come close to organ failure after she developed an infection following her first round of chemo. READ MORE: Gorka Marquez shares what daughter 'misses' as he spends five weeks away from home and Gemma Atkinson Join our WhatsApp Top Stories and Breaking News group by clicking this link While she was told the positive news that there was no evidence of disease, Amy will not receive the “all clear” for five years due to her type of cancer.

She has since been passionate in raising awareness for breast cancer and encouraging her fans and followers to check their breasts.

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