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Taylor Dayne shares colon cancer battle: ‘This has challenged me mentally and emotionally’

singer taylor dayne She opened up about her battle with colon cancer, revealing that she was completely shocked to learn of his diagnosis.

“I didn’t take it in,” she said. “Good morning America.”

When doctors told her they had detected her cancer early, her first thought was, “Okay. I know five months ago, there was nothing.”

Weeks later, she had surgery to remove 10 inches of her colon and was declared cancer free, Nevertheless, the journey that followed was a struggle.

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“I ended up staying in the hospital for 15, 20 days,” Dayne revealed. “Which is unusual, because I had a complication. I developed an infection.”

American singer Taylor Dayne, circa 1985.

American singer Taylor Dayne, circa 1985.
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80s pop star Shared how starting this health battle has changed her.

“It has challenged me mentally and emotionally,” she said.

Taylor Dayne arrives at the WildAid Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on November 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.

Taylor Dayne arrives at the WildAid Gala at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on November 9, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California.
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Dayne also encouraged her fans to be vigilant about their health.

Taylor Dayne opens up about her battle with colon cancer.

Taylor Dayne opens up about her battle with colon cancer.
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“Find the doctor who will tell you the truth. Be a warrior for yourself,” he said.

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After the candid interview, Dayne took to her Twitter to share a clip from the show to her followers.

“Wow, I barely have words to express how grateful I am for sharing my story,” she wrote. “Thank you for giving me a platform to shine a light on the importance of our health and for actually sharing my story last year with my news of colon cancer.”

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