Amy Dowden, a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing, has been diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.
Why it matters
Breast cancer is the most common cancer overall worldwide, and in the UK. Dowden's diagnosis highlights the importance of early detection and raises awareness of the disease. Her determination to return to the dance floor despite her diagnosis is inspiring.
What the papers say
Multiple sources report on Dowden's diagnosis, with consistent details and quotes from the dancer herself.
How we got here
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