Australian music icon John Farnham has just undergone immediate surgery after being diagnosed with cancer.
The family revealed that the 73-year-old singer's surgery started at 8 am (Australian time), and was only completed by 7.30 pm.
According to a report, John Farnham's family are "quietly confident things are going to be fine".
Australia morning show Sunrise reported that the family had confirmed it was a tumour that needed to be removed.
Further details have not been revealed as of now.
Prior to the surgery, in a statement, the 73-year-old says he’s thankful he’s able to be treated by the best healthcare professionals in the business, but it does not disclose more information about his diagnosis.
“Cancer diagnosis is something that so many people face every single day, and countless others have walked this path before me,” the statement reads.
“The only thing I know for sure is that we have the best specialist healthcare professionals in Victoria, and we can all be grateful for that. I know I am.”
We wish John a speedy recovery and we send him our love and strength!