Olivia Newton-John battling cancer for the third time

Brenda Watkins
September 10, 2018

Olivia Newton-John was diagnosed with cancer for a third time previous year and cancelled her tour to complete a short course of radiation therapy.

"No, I don't go there".

Discussing the alternative treatment, Newton-John writes, "This has helped me greatly with pain and sleep". There are moments, I'm human.

"I'm very lucky to live in a state where it's legal and I have a husband who is a plant medicine man - how lucky is that?" she said.

The Australian actress, 69, said she was treating the cancer with both modern medicines and natural remedies after being told she had cancer at the base of her spine a year ago.

She said: 'In California, it's legal to grow a certain amount of plants for your own medicinal purposes ...

The Grease icon beat breast cancer over two decades ago, but previous year, she revealed the disease had returned, forcing her to postpone her An Evening With Olivia Newton-John tour. In 2013, a minor vehicle accident led to the discovery of a lump in her right shoulder.

"Cancer is something I will need to stay on top of for the rest of my long life", she writes in the book, according to the Herald Sun.

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"I thought, 'It's my life, ' and I just chose to keep it to myself, '" Newton-John told Australia's Channel Seven.

Sir Cliff said he was confident his friend would pull through, saying: "You can't help but think the worst but most of the time I think: she's thrashed this one before, she's not going to lie down on this one - never". "I see it as part of my mission maybe".

The singer is also "treating it naturally and doing really well", she said.

She's cut sugar out of her diet and also takes tinctures of cannabis oil, made from marijuana grown by her husband. "Always when I sing it, I get a good, happy feeling and I get that positivity and keep on believing".

Newton-John said she learned of her diagnosis in 2017.

"I believe I will win over it", she continued.

"I feel so fortunate to have had the success I've had, and to do the wonderful things I do", she continued. "I have nothing to really complain about".

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