Renee Zellweger Reveals Cancer Scare

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(Sept. 24) - Right after she hit it big with 'Jerry Maguire' in 1996, Renee Zellweger discovered two lumps on her breast, prompting the star to seek a doctor's diagnosis, the actress discloses in a new interview.
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"I thought, 'Oh, I know what you do now. You find out what that is.' So I went and found out," the Oscar-winner tells Self magazine, The Sun reports.
"I was like, 'Let's just have it over with. Get in there, stab away, get your little crunchy bit or whatever you're looking for, put it in the mail and we'll call it a day.' Then I had a weird couple of days waiting for the phone call."
Tests showed that the lumps were only benign breast tumors. But she says she is still cautious.
"I pay attention, I do go get my check-ups."
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Renee Zellweger Snapshots

    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Executive producer Renee Zellweger attends the premiere of Lifetime Television's "Living Proof" at the Paris Theatre on September 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Renee Zellweger

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    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Executive producer Renee Zellweger attends the premiere of Lifetime Television's "Living Proof" at the Paris Theatre on September 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Renee Zellweger

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    NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 24: Executive producer Renee Zellweger attends the premiere of Lifetime Television's "Living Proof" at the Paris Theatre on September 24, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Renee Zellweger

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    Actress Renee Zellweger attends a screening of Lifetime and Sony Picture's "Living Proof" at The Paris Theatre in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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    Actors Harry Connick Jr. and Renee Zellweger attend a screening of Lifetime and Sony Picture's "Living Proof" at The Paris Theatre in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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    Actors Harry Connick Jr. and Renee Zellweger attend a screening of Lifetime and Sony Picture's "Living Proof" at The Paris Theatre in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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    In this photo provided by StarPix, actresses Renee Zellweger, left, and Amanda Bynes attend the Lifetime Television and Sony pictures world premiere screening of "Living Proof" Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Dave Allocca, StarPix)

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    Actress Renee Zellweger attends a screening of Lifetime and Sony Picture's "Living Proof" at The Paris Theatre in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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    In this photo provided by StarPix, actresses Renee Zellweger, left, and Amanda Bynes attend the Lifetime Television and Sony pictures world premiere screening of "Living Proof" Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008 in New York. (AP Photo/Dave Allocca, StarPix)

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    From left, actors Harry Connick Jr., Renee Zellweger and Amanda Bynes attend a screening of Lifetime and Sony Picture's "Living Proof" at The Paris Theatre in New York on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2008. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer)

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