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Linda Nolan flooded with support following 'emotional' health update

The singer was diagnosed with cancer in 2006

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Diane Shipley
Senior Online Writer
Updated: February 15, 2023
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Singer Linda Nolan updated her fans on her health this week – and later returned to social media with another heartfelt message.

On Wednesday, the star, who is the older sister of Loose Women presenter Coleen Nolan, shared an image from her appearance on her sister's podcast, which is about grief.

The image showed a purple background with a quote from Linda about losing her husband Brian, who died of liver failure in 2007, the year after she was first diagnosed with cancer, which is treatable but incurable.

WATCH: Loose Women's Coleen Nolan talks Linda and Anne's cancer diagnosis

The quote read: "People says one day the time. It's one hour at a time initially". The previous day, Linda had shared some throwback images with her late husband in honour of Valentine's Day, writing: "Happy Valentine’s Day everyone… Enjoy every moment with your loved one".

READ: Coleen Nolan's sister Linda takes step back from career amid cancer woes

Earlier, she had updated her followers on her health and shared that the news had made her "emotional".

She wrote: "Had another great day today, trying out a brand new lymphedema treatment. I’m astonished by the results and a little bit emotional. Can't wait to show you the full before and afters in a few weeks' time [heart emojis]."

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Linda with her younger sister Coleen 

Her fans were delighted for the star, with their comments including: "I'm so happy you have found a new treatment love, can't wait to see the results. Big hugs and lots of love xxx," and: "Big huge hugs and love to you and your beautiful family. I think you've got this… well done!!!"

MORE: Coleen Nolan reunites with sisters amid health battle

SEE: Linda Nolan reveals her 'heart aches' in moving post about sister Bernie

The singer revealed in The Express that she has suffered from lymphedema - a swelling caused by a build-up of lymph fluid - in her arms since lymph nodes were removed during her mastectomy.

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Linda re-shared a heartfelt post about grief on Twitter

 Her sister Bernie sadly died of cancer in 2013 while Nolan Sister Anne has had breast cancer twice but is now in remission.

Speaking about their family's medical history, Anne told the Independent: "There are millions of people who've gone through worse than what we’ve gone through, families with fewer siblings than we have.

"There are eight kids in our family and three of us have had cancer".

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