Olivia Newton-John On Her Fight With Cancer: “I Always Believe I Will Get Through This”
A beloved Grease star and talented singer, Olivia Newton-John, is a true survivor. This beautiful and strong woman defeated cancer twice, and today she continues performing on stage for the joy of her devoted fans.
Olivia Newton-John won her battle with cancer again
Olivia, a worldwide favorite star who co-starred with John Travolta in the iconic film Grease, was diagnosed with breast cancer 25 years ago. Like everyone else, who faced this terrible disease, Olivia was totally shocked and devastated, but she managed to find strength to defeat cancer.
I'm not going to be one of those statistics. I'm going to be fine. And I will probably deal with this in my life as an ongoing thing.
The star underwent all necessary treatment including nine months of chemotherapy and a breast reconstruction. After this life-changing experience, Newton-John became a supporter for other patients who suffer from cancer. She started to raise funds from her concerts and founded Cancer and Wellness Center in Melbourne.
But the beginning of 2017 was not the best year for Olivia; she was diagnosed with a relapse. The singer was just in the middle of her tour when she started to feel a back pain. Olivia addressed to the doctors and heard the bad news again - her cancer came back. But the terrible disease couldn’t break her down 25 years ago, so it won’t do it now.
Olivia started her treatment again and after three months the star got back on stage. She continued her tour and during one of the concerts, the singer addressed to her audience and thanked them for great support during this hard period in her life.
I’d like to thank any of you in the audience who have sent me cards and well wishes and prayers.
Today, Olivia Newton-John says she is feeling great and gets ready for a series of concerts in front of the upcoming holidays.