Kylie Minogue’s life was derailed back in 2005 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 36. The diagnosis had immediate implications for the pop star – she delayed the remainder of her Showgirl: The Greatest Hits Tour and pulled out of Glastonbury that year.
Thankfully, the pop singer was given the all-clear following surgery and treatment the same year, but she did reveal doctors had mistakenly given her the all-clear before her diagnosis.
While appearing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show in 2008, Kylie said: “Because someone is in a white coat and using big medical instruments doesn’t necessarily mean they’re right.”
This was not end the story, however, as 10 years on from that distressing episode, Kylie admitted her chances of becoming a mother were dashed after breast cancer.
The singer announced earlier this year that motherhood wasn’t something that was on her mind at the time and the cancer “changed everything”.
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Speaking to the Sunday Times Style magazine, she reflected on this life-changing realisation: “When cancer strikes, you have to consider all that. Trust me, there’s a point when the next person says, ‘Well there are many options’, you want to scream.
She added: “I don’t want to dwell on it, obviously, but I wonder what they would have been like. Everyone will say there are options, but I don’t know. I’m 50 now, and I’m more at…