Tuesday, April 15 was the first time ever that talked openly about her secret breast cancer ordeal. The actress shared her story during an interview on "Good Morning America", revealed that she was diagnosed with breast cancer way back in 2006.
Broke her silence on that matter, Nixon said that she was informed she had breast cancer by her gynaecologist while starring in the off-Broadway play "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie." Recalled on the time being, she told the ABC's show, "I go for my completely routine mammogram and then I get a call from my gynecologist and she says, 'Well I have some, it's not such great news'". Admitted that she did feel scared, it indeed was a fortunate for her that "it's found so early, and we can just get right on it", the gynaecologist told her.