Olivia Newton-John shares major update about her stage 4 breast cancer diagnosis
Olivia Newton-John has revealed how her battle with stage four breast cancer is going after being re-diagnosed in September 2018.
Appearing on The Project on Thursday night, Lisa Wilkinson asked the Grease star “on behalf of everyone in Australia” how she was holding up.
With her signature positive cheer, Olivia pumped her fists in the air and said: “Fantastic, I’m fantastic,” with a huge smile on her face.
“I’m doing really well … thank you for your love and support, I really appreciate it,” she told the audience.
Speaking to the panel – made up of Peter Helliar, Waleed Aly, Lisa Wilkinson and Em Rusciano – Olivia said that her recovery was moving in the right direction.
“My last MRI, which is an exam where they look inside, things are shrinking and going away, or staying the same, and I’m living well with it and feeling great,” said the 71-year-old.
This is the Aussie icon’s third battle with the illness.
The four-time Grammy winner was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, undergoing a partial mastectomy and reconstruction. Olivia faced cancer for the second time in 2013, but kept the details private.
The triple threat appeared on The Project alongside her daughter Chloe Lattanzi who is currently competing on Channel 10’s Dancing With The Stars.
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