Australian actress and singer Olivia Newton-John announced this morning that she's fighting breast cancer for a second time and is postponing all further tour dates to focus on her health.
The 68-year-old, who because a household name for playing Sandy in Grease, shared the post to her Facebook page, saying that the back pain which caused her to postpone the first half of her tour turned out to be cancer.
The post reads, "Olivia Newton-John is reluctantly postponing her June U.S. and Canadian concert tour dates. The back pain that initially caused her to postpone the first half of her concert tour, has turned out to be breast cancer that has metastasized to the sacrum."
In addition to natural wellness therapies, Olivia will complete a short course of photon radiation therapy and is confident she will be back later in the year, better than ever, to celebrate her shows," it continues.
"I decided on my direction of therapies after consultation with my doctors and natural therapists and the medical team at my Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness and Research Centre in Melbourne, Australia," the star said.
The post also said that Olivia's main focus at this time is on her treatment and healing.