Jade – good news update

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  • From the moment Jade Goody was diagnosed with cervical cancer, she’s faced her battle in the public eye.

    Jade discovered that she had been diagnosed with cervical cancer while starting a stint on Indian Big Brother – known as Bigg Boss – and since then her trials have been documented on the Living TV show Living With Jade Goody.

    But while some were quick to criticise her decision to make her experience so public, a second series of the show will now hit screens following the huge public response.

    ‘Jade’s always said that she has no choice but to carry on working to support her two boys,’ a friend tells Now.

    ‘She’s been overwhelmed by the public response. One of the things that really makes her happy, apart from all the letters and cards, is the fact that more women are getting themselves checked out as a result of her case.

    ‘It means her decision to talk about having cancer and allow herself to be filmed was the right one.’

    Jade, 27, says she still has good days and bad days and is currently enjoying a three-week break after a bout of radiotherapy before starting chemotherapy next month.

    Rehearsals are also due to start for a Christmas pantomime, which Jade’s determined to continue with.

    ‘She gets tired, but she’s using her sense of humour to help her through it,’ the friend adds.

    ‘She’s delighted that she’s getting so much support from viewers and well-wishers. It really means a lot to her.’

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