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'Say Yes to the Dress' Star Diagnosed with Cancer

September 25, 2012
'Say Yes to the Dress' Star Diagnosed with Cancer
'Say Yes to the Dress' Star Diagnosed with Cancer

Lori Allen -- star of TLC's reality show Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta -- has revealed she's battling breast cancer. 

The cancer diagnosis is revealed in a clip featured on People.com for the upcoming TLC special Say yes to the Cure: Lori's Fight, set to air October 26.

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"I went in for a regular mammogram, and the results came back positive, and I have breast cancer," Allen tells shocked employees at her business Bridals by Lori. "I've got to have surgery and I'm going to be out for quite a while."

In the one-hour special, Allen will open up about her "devastating" cancer diagnosis in April and chronicle her struggle to beat the disease. "Wanting to turn something very negative into something positive, I decided to share my journey -- in hopes that I can raise breast cancer awareness and perhaps help other women facing breast cancer be less afraid," she explained.  

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