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Sonia Fowler has a cancer scare

It’s a week of revelations for Sonia and those closest to her, next week on EastEnders.

To start off Sonia’s traumatic week, Kyle’s friend, Sophie, pays Sonia a visit to tell her about the kiss she shared with Tina last week.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 02/05/2016 - Episode: 5275 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 26th APRIL, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Sophie tells Sonia about her kiss with Tina. Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Sophie (POPPY RUSH), Tina Carter (LUISA BRADSHAW WHITE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Sonia also has a cancer scare next week after finding a lump on her breast and not wanting to keep it to herself, she confides in her daughter, Rebecca, about what she found.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 02/05/2016 - Episode: 5275 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) +HOLD BACK FOR COMS+ Sonia tells Bex about the lump she's found in her breast. Rebecca Fowler (JASMINE ARMFIELD), Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Wanting to support her mum, Rebecca tries to comfort her.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 02/05/2016 - Episode: 5275 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) +HOLD BACK FOR COMS+ Sonia tells Bex about the lump she's found in her breast. Rebecca Fowler (JASMINE ARMFIELD), Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 02/05/2016 - Episode: 5275 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) +HOLD BACK FOR COMS+ Sonia tells Bex about the lump she's found in her breast. Rebecca Fowler (JASMINE ARMFIELD), Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Dot is another person who Sonia has been close to for her whole life, so decides to also confide in her about the discovery.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 03/05/2016 - Episode: 5276 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 26th APRIL, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Sonia confides in Dot about her cancer scare. Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 03/05/2016 - Episode: 5276 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 26th APRIL, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Sonia confides in Dot about her cancer scare. Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Dot Branning (JUNE BROWN) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Jack Barnes
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Later in the week, Sonia is annoyed when Tina suggests that she should still visit the doctor.

WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 04/05/2016 - Episode: 5277 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 26th APRIL, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Sonia is annoyed when Tina suggests she still visit the doctor. Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Tina Carter (LUISA BRADSHAW WHITE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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WARNING: Embargoed for publication until 00:00:01 on 26/04/2016 - Programme Name: EastEnders - TX: 04/05/2016 - Episode: 5277 (No. n/a) - Picture Shows: *STRICTLY NOT FOR PUBLICATION UNTIL 00:01HRS, TUESDAY 26th APRIL, 2016* ***FORTNIGHTLIES PLEASE DO NOT USE (SOAP LIFE AND ALL ABOUT SOAP) Sonia is annoyed when Tina suggests she still visit the doctor. Sonia Fowler (NATALIE CASSIDY), Tina Carter (LUISA BRADSHAW WHITE) - (C) BBC - Photographer: Kieron McCarron
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Will Sonia and Tina stay together after both dramatic situations?

EastEnders airs these scenes all next week, on BBC One. 

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