A former teen star of BBC’s eighties school hit Grange Hill has opened up about her battle with stage three triple negative breast cancer – and how it was found by accident. Mother-of-two Paula Ann Bland, 50, who appeared in the hit children’s programme as Claire Scott for six years in the 80s revealed that doctors discovered a large cyst in one of her breasts while she was having an MRI scan for a different complaint last October. Now, having had surgery to remove the tumour and part of one breast, she’s urging other women to check themselves at least once a week. Scroll down for video Actress Paula Ann Bland, 50, (pictured) had part of her breast removed last week after being diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer Paula (pictured as a teen) who found fame on BBC Grange Hill had tests that revealed she had cancer after an MRI scan for another complaint discovered a large cyst After having a scan in October for a different complaint, Paula waited six weeks for the results. When they came, her doctor fast-tracked her for further tests, which revealed the cancer. The single mother-of-two underwent surgery on Tuesday to have part… Read full this story
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