We miss Mair ev­ery­day..now she’s in­spired Cor­rie to get us all talk­ing about can­cer in preg­nancy

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de­bunk myths – you can have treat­ment dur­ing preg­nancy. It can only be a good thing as it’ll plant a seed in peo­ple’s heads.”

Pete, 38, had to talk Sinead ac­tress Katie McG­lynn and Rob Mal­lard – who plays her hus­band Daniel – through the real night­mare he and Mair faced when she was di­ag­nosed with breast can­cer when only 22 weeks preg­nant with their sec­ond child.


“Mair men­tioned dis­com­fort in her left breast dur­ing a rou­tine ex­am­i­na­tion,” says Pete. “Be­cause she had breast­fed our daugh­ter Martha for over a year we pre­sumed it was some­thing to do with the preg­nancy.

“But al­most as soon as the con­sul­tant ex­am­ined her he knew what he was deal­ing with. It turned our world up­side down. One minute it’s one of the hap­pi­est times in your life, the next it’s one of the worst.” They be­gan chemo­ther­apy soon af­ter – and Pete says: “I

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