Hull's Gemma Oaten hopes Emmerdale's Leah Bracknell will 'defy odds like my dad' in cancer battle
Hull actor Gemma Oaten is hoping former Emmerdale co-star Leah Bracknell will "defy the odds" after revealing her battle with terminal lung cancer.
Leah Bracknell, who played Zoe Tate on the popular ITV soap for 16 years, was told she had terminal lung cancer this month after her abdomen swelled and she was rushed to hospital.
Fans have helped raise £50,000 within 48 hours of Leah revealing the terminal diagnosis for treatment in Germany.
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