John Farnham admitted to hospital this morning for surgery

Publish Date
Tuesday, 23 August 2022, 10:37AM
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Legendary singer, John Farnham has been admitted to hospital to undergo surgery after being diagnosed with cancer.

The 73-year-old singer was admitted to hospital this morning for surgery and ongoing treatment, a statement from his family confirmed.

Surgeons are confident they will be able to remove all traces of the cancerous growth from his body.

No extra details have been disclosed on his diagnosis.

Farnham also provided a statement, in which he shared his gratitude for the Victorian health system.

"Cancer diagnosis is something that so many people face every single day, and countless others have walked this path before me," Farnham said.

"The one thing I know for sure is that we have the very best specialist healthcare professionals in Victoria, and we can all be grateful for that. I know I am."

His family have requested privacy at this time.

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