Linda Nolan shares upsetting side-effect of cancer battle

Coleen Nolan's sister Linda Nolan, 63, has been open about her secondary breast cancer diagnosis, sharing that the disease is treatable, not curable.READ: Coleen Nolan's sister Linda takes step back from career amid cancer woesThe former singer is undergoing chemotherapy once a week, which leaves her with neuropathic pain in her feet and fingers and she recently revealed another upsetting impact of her treatment.Loading the player... var track = function (evt_name) { dataLayer.push({ 'event': evt_name, 'eventValue': { 'category': 'videos', 'action': evt_name, 'label': 'HELLO - 833KvjUR', 'videoUrl': '', 'videoTitle': 'Loose Womens Coleen Nolan talks Linda and Annes cancer diagnosis' } }); }; var playerInstance = playerInstance || []; playerInstance['833KvjUR'] = jwplayer('MC42NTk2MTgwMCAxNjY0NzkxMDA0MjIzMzY='); playerInstance['833KvjUR'].setup({ sources: [ {file: '', label: '480'}, {file: '', label: '720 HD', default: 'true'}, {file: '', label: '1080 HD'} ], primary: 'html5', image: '', related: { file: '', onclick : 'play' }, autostart: false, sharing: {} }); function getDataPermutive() { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { let maxRetries = 2; let countRetry = 0; let checkingInterval = setInterval( function() { if (countRetry { return new Promise((resolve, reject) => { try { return getDataPermutive().then(_pdfps => { let playerConfig = playerInstance['833KvjUR'].getConfig(); const sections = playerConfig.advertising.schedule; const updatedSections = new Array(); sections.forEach(function callback(section, index) { let offSet = section.offset; let tagUrl = section.tag; let playerSegsPerm = encodeURIComponent('&permutive=' + encodeURIComponent(JSON.parse(_pdfps || '[]').slice(0, 250).join(','))); tagUrl = tagUrl.replace(/(cust_params[^&]+)/, '$1' + playerSegsPerm); updatedSections[index] = {tag: tagUrl, offset: offSet}; }); const updatedPlaylistItem = Object.assign({}, item, {adschedule: updatedSections}); console.log('Permutive added to Pre-roll !!!'); resolve(updatedPlaylistItem); }).catch(() => { console.warn('Permutive no data!!!'); resolve(); }); } catch(error) { console.warn(error); resolve(); } }); }); jwplayer().onPlay(function () { track('play'); }); jwplayer().onPause(function () { track('pause'); }); jwplayer().onComplete(function () { track('complete'); }); jwplayer().onSeek(function () { track('seek'); }); WATCH: Coleen Nolan talks Linda and Anne's cancer diagnosisAfter telling Woman & Home that her wedding rings are her most treasured possessions, Linda went on to say: "Because of my treatment, my arms and hands are swollen so I can't get them on, so they're kept in a special place." Linda's arm swelling is caused by lymphedema, which is a result of the removal of, or damage to the lymph nodes as part of cancer treatment.MORE: Linda Nolan makes heartbreaking confession after cancer spreadsREAD: Linda Nolan reveals her 'heart aches' in moving post about sister BernieThe 63-year-old said she prefers to wear long tops to cover up her arms.Linda bravely deals with the impacts of chemotherapy but shared that her incurable diagnosis is what scares her most in life. Linda Nolan has swollen arms due to lymphedema"Dying scares me," she said. "I try not to dwell on it. I say I'm living with cancer, not dying from it, but there are times it really hits me."SEE: Coleen Nolan's sister Linda could be mistaken for Dolly Parton in throwback snapDuring an appearance on Good Morning Britain in April 2022, Linda opened up about her treatment, saying: "My legs are a bit wobbly and I have neuropathic pain in my feet and my fingers which is like really bad pins and needles all the time." Linda hopes to raise awareness of lymphedemaLinda's battle with cancer began in 2006 when she learned she had breast cancer. She was then diagnosed with cellulitis and lymphedema in her arm in 2007 and secondary cancer on her pelvis in 2017. In March 2020, Linda was told that her cancer had affected her liver and so underwent chemotherapy until September that year.Linda and her sister Anne, who also has cancer, teamed up to write a book on their cancer battle. Stronger Together: How We’re Living While Fighting, £7.79, AmazonSHOP NOWIf you're affected by any of the issues Linda spoke about, visit for support.Sign up to HELLO’s Menopause Memo to receive five days of expert-led menopause intel direct to your inbox.HELLO!'s selection is editorial and independently chosen – we only feature items our editors love and approve of. HELLO! may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. To find out more visit our FAQ page.