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Olivia Newton-John battling breast cancer for the second time

Olivia Newton-John has revealed she is battling cancer for the second time.

The 68-year-old Australian singer and actress has been postponed her US concert tour after discovering back pain was breast cancer.

She has consulted with doctors and natural therapists and the medical team at her Olivia Wellness and Research Centre in Heidelberg.

A statement has been posted on her Facebook page:

Entertainment Reporter Peter Ford spoke with Ross and John.

“It doesn’t really get too much worse than this,” said Ford.

“Olivia is just one of those people, maybe it’s a Melbourne thing, where everyone says … Yeah, I like her.”

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