Lola delivered the heartbreaking news to her family (Image: BBC/Jack Barnes/Kieron McCarron).
During an EastEnders medical visit, Lola Pearce (Danielle Harold) just found out that she only has six months to live.
The young mother, who received a brain tumour diagnosis a year ago, intended to wait to tell her husband Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick) until after their charity event.
Yet as soon as Lola saw that her daughter Lexi (Isabella Brown) continued to hold out hope that her mother would recover, it became obvious that she would have to come clean.
Lola summoned them all over while her family was getting ready for their fundraiser.
At an upsetting incident, Lola broke the sad news that she was running out of time since her brain tumour had grown.
The bereaved members of her family were distraught by the news, and Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) noted that he would donate all of his wealth to charity if it meant that Lola would recover.
Lexi was devastated when Lola said there was nothing more they could do for her since she had been secretly accumulating money to help pay for a treatment.
Emma, Lola’s mother (Patsy Kensit), argued that it was wrong that they were being burdened with this after only recently reuniting with their daughter.
Lexi was insistent that this was her and Lola’s day, despite her insistence that they cancel the fundraiser.
The little girl’s opinion was shared by Ben and Callum (Tony Clay), so they decided to proceed with the fundraising.
How will the family handle the situation as the end draws closer now that Lola’s announcement is public?