Thursday 20 June 2019

'Grease' star Newton-John reveals she is fighting cancer a third time


Olivia Newton-John. AP Photo
Olivia Newton-John. AP Photo

Rozina Sabur

Olivia Newton-John has revealed she has been diagnosed with cancer for the third time in three decades, saying: "I believe I will win over it."

The 'Grease' star said she was treating the cancer with modern medicine and natural remedies, using cannabis oil to ease the pain.

The 69-year-old singer and actress revealed that doctors had found a tumour in her lower back in 2017. She said she was "treating it naturally and doing really well".

The four-time Grammy winner was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, undergoing a partial mastectomy, but the cancer returned in 2013.

Newton-John said she had undergone radiation treatments since being diagnosed for the third time but was also adopting natural remedies.

She said she was using cannabis oil from plants grown by her husband in California, where the couple live.

Irish Independent

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