Dance Moms’ Kelly Hyland Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis – E! Online

Paige sensed just how tough the chat might be the moment her mom asked them to hop on a call.

“I had an instant gut feeling something was off,” she told E! News. “As soon as she told us the bad news, I felt like I was in shock and then quickly hit with a whirlwind of emotions. Not only was I scared, I was angry, sad, and confused why this would happen to someone as amazing as my mother.”

The prevailing feeling, however, was fear as she remembered all the trauma that came with watching her maternal grandmother endure her own cancer battle. 

“We lost my Nana to cancer in 2019,” Paige explained, “so I understood the long road we had ahead of us and it pained me to imagine my mother having to endure that same feeling.”

In that regard, she and Brooke were in lockstep.

“We watched my Nana battle cancer for years so I knew that we were at the start of a very long and challenging road,” echoed Brooke. “I hated that I had to watch another important person in my life go through it.”