Stan gets even more devastating news next week when he hears more about the spread of his cancer. It was only last week he learned he will never walk again after the evil disease had spread to his spine.
The Carters try and make Stan comfortable at home but they are all worried as he is rushed back to hospital.
Tina is furious with Mick when she discovers that he is planning on leaving Stan in hospital, but she is soon left shocked when she discovers the extent of Stan's condition, finally realising that the decision has been taken out of their hands.
The Carters later pay Stan a difficult visit as they are forced to break the news that he won't be coming home. However, an upset Stan inadvertently causes further family tension when he requests to see Dean.
As tension rises between Mick and a stressed Nancy, she eventually decides it is time that Shirley knew the truth about Dean.
Nancy finally opens up to Shirley about what happened in the barrel store on the night of Ian and Jane's wedding, and unable to hide her anger, Shirley lashes out at the family demanding answers. Will Mick be able to explain himself?
EastEnders airs these scenes in the week commencing Monday, March 30 at 8pm on BBC One.