Australian singer John Farnham was hospitalized after being identified with most cancers.
The crooner, 73, underwent a 12-hour surgical procedure to take away a cancerous progress medics not too long ago detected, his household stated in an announcement.
“We’ve got not too long ago found that John has a cancerous progress,” the singer’s spouse Jill Billman, and their two grownup sons, Robert and James, stated within the assertion obtained by ABC.
“He has been admitted to hospital this morning for surgical procedure and ongoing therapy,” his family members added.
Farnham, who’s finest identified for his Aussie anthem “You’re the Voice,” additionally supplied an announcement to followers, saying that most cancers is one thing “so many individuals face each single day.”
“The one factor I do know for certain is that we now have the perfect healthcare professionals in Victoria, and we are able to be thankful for that. I do know I’m,” the singer stated.
His household didn’t reveal the kind of most cancers he’s battling.
The singer underwent a 12-hour surgical procedure.WireImage
The worrying information comes after Farnham was plagued with one more well being woe in 2019.
In 2019, he instructed The Day by day Telegraph he was pressured to chop his tour brief following a “extreme” kidney an infection.
“I didn’t understand till too late,” he instructed the outlet of his situation on the time. I’d been feeling uncomfortable. My spouse Jill had been telling me to go to the physician.”
He stated the ordeal pressured him to “wake-up name to take care of myself a bit extra.”
Farnham was the final individual to carry out on stage with Olivia Newton-John.Getty Photos
It comes simply weeks after Farnham was left heartbroken over the dying of his longtime good friend, Olivia Newton-John.
The “Grease” legend died earlier this month following an extended battle with most cancers, as Farnham paid tribute on social media.
“Behind that iconic smile was a tenacious fighter. An attractive voice and a loyal good friend. She will probably be significantly missed,” the singer wrote on Fb.
He was the final individual to carry out on stage with the “Hopelessly Devoted To You” hitmaker. The pair carried out three songs collectively on the Hearth Battle Australia bushfire aid gig in February 2020.