03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

McCartney's New Gal A Cancer Survivor

The married millionairess seen kissing Sir Paul McCartney is a breast cancer survivor -- diagnosed just a year after the rocker's beloved late wife Linda.

And last night she exclusively told The Sun she has separated from her lawyer husband, leaving her free to see the Beatles legend.

Brave US businesswoman Nancy Shevell, 47, revealed in an interview how she learned she had breast cancer in 1996.

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