star expressed she wasn’t looking forward to having ‘another scar’ following her diagnosis.
The professional dancer, 32, was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer in May and has since undergone a .
In her latest update, Amy shared a mirror selfie on Instagram Stories of her in hospital penning: ‘Really not looking forward to this!
‘Another scar this one only an inch long but will always remind me and will Always be visible.’ [sic]
In a recent Instagram live with breast cancer survivor and Paralympic medalist Erin Kennedy, Amy revealed she would be needing chemotherapy after doctors discovered more tumors
‘For me, my journey, everything changed,’ she said.
‘They found another type of cancer and then they told me I needed chemo – for me that was a massive blow,’ she continued.
‘It wasn’t in the plan, originally – and I know the plan you can’t get fixated on.’
Confirming she was not going to be able to compete in this year’s Strictly, she added: ‘This year, it means I’m not going to be able to dance with a celebrity on Strictly, but I’m in such regular contact with the team – the BBC have just been utterly incredible.’
On July 21, the ballroom pro shared the sad news that doctors
Which means she will not be taking part in this year’s Strictly.
She said: ‘For me, my journey everything changed. I was originally going to have a lumpectomy, radiotherapy, and hormone treatment. But then, after my MRI, they found another tumour so then it changed into a mastectomy and then, after my mastectomy, unfortunately, they found even more tumours.
‘And my pathology wasn’t what they were expecting. And they found another type of cancer and then they told me I needed chemo – for me that was a massive blow. It wasn’t in the plan, originally – and I know the plan you can’t get fixated on.
‘So all of a sudden then, I realised. And you get scared. But the oncologist did say that with chemo I’ve got a really good chance of a cure.’
In recent weeks, Amy has had a single mastectomy and is waiting to find out whether she will need radiotherapy or radiotherapy combined with chemotherapy to rid her of cancer.
Since sharing her news publicly, Amy has been, as well as from her Strictly co-stars.
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