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Comedian Janey Godley reveals she is clear of cancer

Comedian Janey Godley, who revealed last year that she had ovarian cancer, has said she is clear of the disease. The 61-year-old Glaswegian had a hysterectomy and six rounds of chemotherapy as part of her treatment. She announced on social media that NHS staff had "definitely saved my life". The...
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Comedian Janey Godley flooded with messages of support after revealing cancer scan is ‘clear’

Scottish comedian Janey Godley has confirmed her latest medical scan has come back “clear”, seven months after being diagnosed with ovarian cancer.The comic, who was forced to cancel performances after being hospitalised in November, shared the good news on Twitter on Tuesday evening.She said: “I’ve just had a phone call from the cancer specialist and the scan has come back clear. There is no evidence of disease. So after one hysterectomy, six months of chemo and a blood transfusion, it seems like the NHS has definitely saved my life.”Godley went on to thank staff at Beatson Cancer Care, “everybody in...
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How to cope with a cancer diagnosis in your own way, as comedian Janey Godley highlights you don’t always have to ‘fight’

Comedian Janey Godley shared an honest update on Facebook this week, about accepting how she “may be facing death”. The 61-year-old Scottish comic, known for stand-up and appearances on Have I Got News For You, as well as her hilarious viral videos during the pandemic, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer last year and underwent a hysterectomy in January. Afterwards, however, Godley revealed she’d been told her cancer had spread, was stage 3b and she faced further treatment.
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Janey Godley: Comedian accepts she ‘may be facing death’ after cancer ‘epiphany’

Janey Godley shared a powerful message about having “life-threatening cancer”, as she continues to update fans on her ordeal.The stand-up comedian was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in November, for which she underwent a full hysterectomy in January.However, nine days after the operation, Godley learnt that she had stage three cancer. She is currently undergoing chemotherapy.On Wednesday (23 March), Godley posted a picture to Facebook of her cuddling with her dog, telling fans she felt she may have had an “epiphany”. “I have been resisting the fact I have a life threatening cancer,” she said. “I have tried to ‘fight and...
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MSPs like ‘utterly despicable’ Tory attack tweet on Janey Godley

TWO MSPs have “liked” a Scottish Tory attack tweet on comedian Janey Godley which was described as “utterly despicable and lacking in humanity”. The post refers to Godley’s appearances in a Covid awareness video campaign – which was later scrapped when controversial posts resurfaced from her social media accounts. She has apologised unreservedly for the tweets.
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Comedian Janey Godley doing ‘relatively well’ after hysterectomy to treat ovarian cancer

Comedian Janey Godley is recovering after having a full hysterectomy to treat her ovarian cancer, her daughter has said.In November, Scottish stand-up Godley shared a photo to Twitter from her hospital bed as she announced that she had been diagnosed with the cancer.On Wednesday (5 January) night, Godley tweeted that she was spending her “last night with my womb” ahead of the surgery.“We are having a pre op ‘hen party’,” she joked. “I have been drawing Fallopian tubes on cards and pin the tumour on the ovary, we’re having cocktails of flat water and tomorrow at 7am I am off...
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Janey Godley Calls Off Comedy Tour as She's Hospitalized With Ovarian Cancer

The Scottish comedienne apologizes to her fans after she has been forced to cancel her stand-up tour as she is hospitalized amid her struggle with ovarian cancer. AceShowbiz - Scottish funnywoman Janey Godley - who won huge acclaim for her comedy sketches during the COVID pandemic - has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
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Comedian Janey Godley reveals she has ovarian cancer

Comedian Janey Godley has confirmed she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The Glasgow stand-up comic and podcaster has been touring across the UK since early October, last week playing three consecutive nights at the Leicester Square Theatre in London. On Friday (19 November), Godley shared a photo from her...

Comedian Janey Godley shares ovarian cancer diagnosis from hospital bed

Comedian Janey Godley has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.The Glasgow stand-up comic and podcaster has been touring across the UK since early October, last week playing three consecutive nights at the Leicester Square Theatre in London.On Friday (19 November), Godley shared a photo from her hospital bed as she announced that she wouldn’t be able to complete her tour this weekend.“Sorry but my last weekend of the tour can’t go ahead in Edinburgh and Musselburgh as I am in hospital with ovarian cancer – look after each other,” she tweeted, adding the hashtag: “#MentalHealthMatters.”Godley, who appeared opposite Jessie Buckley in...
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Janey Godley in hospital with ovarian cancer

Comedian Janey Godley has revealed that she has ovarian cancer. Godley shared the news on social media, tweeting a picture of herself in a hospital bed. She tweeted: “Sorry but my last weekend of the tour can’t go ahead in Edinburgh and Musselburgh as I am in hospital with ovarian cancer – look after each other. #MentalHealthMatter ”
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Nicola Sturgeon says Janey Godley apology was 'dignified'

Nicola Sturgeon has said comedian Janey Godley made a "dignified" apology over tweets which have been branded racist. The first minister said the tweets by Ms Godley, who had fronted a public health campaign, were "completely out of order and unacceptable". But she said Ms Godley had believed her status...
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Comedian Janey Godley dropped from government Covid campaign over ‘unacceptable’ historic tweets

A Scottish comedian has been dropped from a government Covid campaign after apologising for “unacceptable” historic tweets.Janey Godley, who is famous for doing voiceovers of high profile figures like Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon, has been dropped from an advert encouraging people to take regular tests and wear face coverings after her old tweets resurfaced on social media, sparking debate.A Scottish government spokesperson told the BBC trust in its public health messages was “paramount”.They said: “A series of unacceptable tweets by Janey Godley have been brought to our attention and, while she has rightly apologised, trust in our public...
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