Pakistani film star Nadia diagnosed with breast cancer - GulfToday

Pakistani film star Nadia diagnosed with breast cancer


Nadia Jamil poses for a photograph during a film scene. File

 Pakistani popular actor and television host Nadia Jamil has revealed that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

The celebrity took to Twitter on Friday to make the emotional announcement. She said, “Last week, I was diagnosed with cancer and now I’m four days into treatment.”

Nadia Jamil then expressed the series of emotions curdling up inside her ever since she got to know about her condition.

NadiaJamil750Nadia Jamil smiles during a TV show. File

“In the last few days, I have felt all sorts of feelings, from apprehension and fear to unbeatable love to calmness and acceptance. Patience, overwhelming gratitude and a deep sense of responsibility towards my children, parents, loved ones, myself and you.”

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The “Balu Mahi” actor went on to elaborate on the type of cancer she is fighting, along with the stage it is at. She said, “Its stage one breast cancer and grade three tumour. Regular self-checks are important ladies! Please act fast if you feel any abnormalities.”

Nadia Jamil then concluded with a public service message, asking women to not ignore the signs their bodies are giving them. “Do not ever ignore your body, your health. I now await my surgery date and am feeling positive and loved. Please don’t worry and take good care of yourselves,” she said.

We wish the celebrity health, recovery and happiness. Here’s hoping she comes out of this stronger than ever!

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