The sad news was announced on the ITV daytime show’s official Facebook page on Friday morning.
The message read: “Such sad news- our friend and colleague Denise Robertson has lost her short but determined battle against cancer.
"Full tribute at 10.30. Please share your memories of her here. We are working on a special programme reflecting her work and achievements including many of your messages of condolence.”
‘This Morning’ host Phillip Schofield was one of the first to pay tribute to his friend and former colleague on Twitter, writing: “I'm heartbroken at the passing of our @itvthismorning icon Denise Robertson. Kind, thoughtful, caring & wonderful."
Phillip's 'This Morning' co-host Holly Willoughby also paid her respects, tweeting: "Yesterday we lost this gorgeous lady after her brave fight with cancer... We will miss her…"
'This Morning' co-host Rylan Clark said Denise was "the only woman for me", tweeting: "The nicest and kindest woman in tele. Will miss her so much. She'll always be the only woman for me."
Other stars, including Eamonn Holmes, former 'This Morning' chef Brian Turner, and stand-in presenters Marvin and Rochelle Humes also took to Twitter to remember Denise...