Ben Mitchell (Max Bowden) is faced with a dilemma on EastEnders after he tries to comprehend the upsetting news of Lola Pearce’s (Danielle Harold) prognosis. Callum Highway (Tony Clay) suggests some hard truths may be in order for the devastated Mitchell on the BBC soap.
After a traumatic week in Albert Square for the Mitchell and Pearce families, many of Lola’s friends and family are doing their best to help.
Official spoilers for the soap show how Callum continues to get closer to his reunited husband Ben.
After the pair declared their love for each other, the two look set to cement their bond in difficult circumstances.
However, the pair are not necessarily aligned in their thinking on how to deal with Lola’s tragic news.
Callum tries to influence Ben in facing up to the gravity of Lola’s health.
But, ever the fighter, Ben is convinced there are other ways to make the mother of his child recover.
While Ben tries to take matters into his own hands by researching cures and treatment options, Callum worries about his approach.
The sensitivity tells Ben it may be time to tell his young daughter Lexi (Isabella Brown) the truth about Lola’s prognosis.
How will they eventually tell poor Lexi about her mother’s real condition?
With Ben and Callum back living together, what does the future hold for the much-loved couple?
The upsetting scenes involving Lola have tested Jay Brown (Jamie Borthwick) and Billy Mitchell (Perry Fenwick) in particular recently.
The pair have clashed over the confused message Jay gave on her diagnosis.