A self confessed tanorexic who refused to ditch her five sunbed-a-week habit when nine months pregnant was later diagnosed with skin cancer.
Jo Irving, from Blackpool in Lancashire, started using sunbeds when she was just 14 years old.
But the 32-year-old said she will never step foot in a tanning salon again, after hearing the devastating diagnosis from doctors last April
The mother-of-one first noticed a 'pearly white boil' on the left side of her nose four years ago.
While at an antenatal appointment Ms Irving mentioned the blemish to medics, having noticed it wouldn't heal.
She was shocked when tests revealed the mark was a basal cell carcinoma - a type of skin cancer,
After surgery to remove the disease, the flight attendant was left with a gaping hole in her face.
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