Carol Vorderman's mother diagnosed with terminal cancer

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 26 March 2017
Carol Vorderman and family [Twitter]

Carol Vorderman and family [Twitter]

Carol Vorderman's mother has terminal cancer, the star revealed in a Twitter post on Mother's Day (26.03.17)

Carol Vorderman's mother has terminal cancer.

The devastated 56-year-old star took to Twitter on Mother's Day (26.03.17) to share the sad news about her beloved mother Jean, who has battled kidney, skin and ovarian cancer in the past.

She wrote: "A precious Mother's Day x This wk Mum & I found out she has terminal cancer. She's 88, beautiful inside and out & I love her beyond measure x (sic)."

Carol later posted a sweet picture of her and her mother enjoying a special Mother's Day lunch with other members of their family.

She captioned it: "Mum's lunch with all her children, all her grandchildren and her gorgeous great grandchild Alex.Lots of laughing x (sic)."

Carol has been open about her mother's previous battles with cancer, writing on Twitter in 2015: "Mum having 3rd cancer op today but this op is minor compared to the previous ones thankfully.

"Mum has had a 3lb ovarian tumour removed (miraculously it hadn't spread).

"Then she had kidney cancer so half of her right kidney was removed, this time it's a pretty big malignant melonoma, but Mum says "goodness me, this is nothing. I'll be in and out in no time".

"Scans have shown this skin cancer hasn't spread either so we consider ourselves lucky children today (sic)."

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