Normani Reveals Her Mom’s Breast Cancer Has Returned

Normani’s mom Andrea Hamilton refuses to give up.

Sunday on Instagram, Hamilton revealed that her breast cancer has returned.

While posting a photo of a rosary, Hamilton wrote, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me 🙏🏾 I did it once and I’ll do it again! #CancerWho.”

Normani later shared her mom’s post on IG Story, writing, “we got this mommy.”

In her comments, the “Motivation” singer also called her mom “the strongest woman that I know” and “my warrior.”

Sunday morning on Twitter, the former Fifth Harmony group member wrote on her page, “---- cancer,”

In a 2018 interview with Paper magazine, the musician opened up about her mom’s illness.

“My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer when I was around 5 years old, and it was the scariest point in all of our lives,” she said.

Hamilton added, “I didn’t know much about breast cancer, and though I was always educated by my doctors to do my self-breast exams and everything, I took it for granted. You can kind of turn a blind eye until it actually happens to you.”

“I was about 33 years old and I wasn’t doing my breast exams on a regular basis,” Hamilton continued. “I don’t know what it was but something told me to check that day that I found the lump. I immediately went to the doctor. By doing my own self-breast exam I caught it at an early stage.

“I just remember her being so strong for our family,” Normani said. “She’s the one that really did keep us hopeful, and God really did bring us through that time.”

According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer affects 1 in 8 women in the U.S.

The CDC adds that Black women die from the illness at a higher rate than white women.

Although screenings cannot prevent breast cancer, they can help detect it early, when the disease is easier to treat.

To see if you are eligible for a free or low-cost breast cancer screening in your area, click HERE.


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