Taylor Swift reveals her mother has a brain tumor in Variety cover story

Taylor Swift reveals her mother has a brain tumor as she opens up about diagnosis in Variety cover story Mom Andrea, 62, was first diagnosed in 2015 and later went into remission The cancer came back sometime last year Taylor said: 'It's just been a really hard time for us as a family' The pop star also revealed that she shortened her tour to spend time family

Published: 15:10 GMT, 21 January 2020 | Updated: 15:10 GMT, 21 January 2020

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Taylor Swift and family are facing another struggle in her mother's battle against cancer.

Talking about the new developments publicly for the first time, the Lover songstress revealed that her mom Andrea, 62, is suffering from a brain tumor.

The superstar opened up about how her family has been coping in an interview with Variety ahead of her new documentary Miss Americana.

Tough news: Taylor Swift revealed her mother has a brain tumor during an interview with Variety

Tough news: Taylor Swift revealed her mother has a brain tumor during an interview with Variety

Andrea was first diagnosed with cancer in 2015. After treatment, she went into remission but the disease came back last year.

And though the family has kept private about the matter, Taylor was candid in the interview, where she explained how 'hard' this new turn has been for her family. 

'[Cancer] is a hard enough thing for a person to go through,' making the tumor news even tougher.

Additionally, the family is coping with a new host of symptoms. 

Difficult: Though the family has kept private about the matter, Taylor was candid in the interview, where she explained how 'hard' this new turn has been for her family. Mom and daughter are seen in 2014 above

Difficult: Though the family has kept private about the matter, Taylor was candid in the interview, where she explained how 'hard' this new turn has been for her family. Mom and daughter are seen in 2014 above

'The symptoms of what a person goes through when they have a brain tumor is nothing like what we've ever been through with her cancer before,' Taylor explained. 'So it's just been a really hard time for us as a

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