Saturday 13 August 2022 04:07 AM Olivia Newton-John's memoir revealed heartbreaking details about her cancer ... trends now

Saturday 13 August 2022 04:07 AM Olivia Newton-John's memoir revealed heartbreaking details about her cancer ... trends now
Saturday 13 August 2022 04:07 AM Olivia Newton-John's memoir revealed heartbreaking details about her cancer ... trends now

Saturday 13 August 2022 04:07 AM Olivia Newton-John's memoir revealed heartbreaking details about her cancer ... trends now

Olivia Newton-John revealed in her autobiography the devastating details of her first cancer diagnosis and why she kept it from her daughter Chloe Lattanzi.

The beloved Aussie icon, who died on Monday aged 73, penned a memoir in 2017 and opened up about her battle with cancer which started in 1992.

In it, she said she'd found a lump during a self-examination of her breasts and pushed her doctor to run several tests which came back negative - until the final one.

Olivia Newton-John (pictured) revealed in her autobiography the devastating details of her first cancer diagnosis and why she kept it from her daughter Chloe Lattanzi

Olivia Newton-John (pictured) revealed in her autobiography the devastating details of her first cancer diagnosis and why she kept it from her daughter Chloe Lattanzi

On July 3, 1992, Olivia's husband at the time, Matt Lattanzi, now 63, was contacted by her doctor as the pair changed flights in Seattle. 

Dr. Phillips said he wished to see Olivia in person, alluding to the bad news, but Matt kept the possible diagnosis a secret from her as it was already a day of heartache. 

Olivia's father, Brinley, had been very ill with liver cancer when he died on July 3. 

The beloved Aussie icon, who died on Monday aged 73, penned a memoir in 2017 and opened up about her battle with cancer which started in 1992. Olivia is pictured performing in 1992

The beloved Aussie icon, who died on Monday aged 73, penned a memoir in 2017 and opened up about her battle with cancer which started in 1992. Olivia is pictured performing in 1992

She had visited him on his sickbed only days before but had to leave for Los Angeles to attend rehearsals for her world tour. 

'I told him I'd be back soon but all night long on that plane ride home I cried and cried,'

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