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Olivia Newton-John in Cancer Battle for Third Time

Olivia Newton-John in Cancer Battle for Third Time
Olivia Newton-John speaks during the opening of the Olivia Newton John Cancer & Wellness Centre at Austin Hospital on Sept. 20, 2013, in Melbourne, Australia. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

By    |   Monday, 10 September 2018 01:45 PM

Olivia Newton-John is battling cancer for the third time, and while the "Grease" star is trying to be positive, she admitted to feeling scared at times, The New York Daily News reported Monday.

The 69-year-old conquered breast cancer twice in the past but last year doctors discovered a tumor at the base of her spine.

"I'd be lying if I said I never go there, there are moments, I'm human," Newton-John said of feeling afraid during an interview on the Australian news program, "Sunday Night."

"So if I allow myself to go there, I could easily create a big fear, but my husband's always there, and he's always there to support me and I believe I will win over it, and that's my goal," she said.

Newton-John was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, forcing her to halt her schedule.

She beat the cancer and became an advocate for fighting the disease, but in 2013 she postponed the first half of a North American tour complaining of back pain, which doctors discovered was connected with breast cancer, which had spread to the sacrum bone of her back.

She chose to keep the diagnoses private.

"I thought, 'It's my life,' and I just decided to keep it to myself," Newton-John said, according to Fox News.

In August rumors began to circulate that two cancellations for her upcoming speaking appearances in Australia were linked to cancer but she denied this in a statement to social media, citing conflicting schedule arrangements.

Now Newton-John admitted she is undergoing radiation treatment while complementing it with a healthier diet devoid of sugar, The New York Daily News said.

"There are other people out there doing much, much worse than me," she said. "And I'm very a privileged person and I'm very aware of that… I have nothing to really complain about."

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