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Update: Johnny Ruffo Has Been Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

Update: Singer and TV actor Johnny Ruffo has revealed that he has been diagnosed with brain cancer, one week after undergoing emergency surgery to remove a tumour. Hitting Instagram to break the news, Johnny said that he'd just received the news and would be starting "aggressive" treatment soon. "So I have the news." he wrote. "It was a bit of a shock and I've got an interesting journey ahead and a bit of a battle. I am starting aggressive treatment for the next few months to fight the diagnosis of brain cancer. Please stay positive for me and I'll to update you guys on my progress." See Johnny's updates below — and let's send him all the positive vibes we've got.

Previously: Singer and TV star Johnny Ruffo has revealed that he's just undergone emergency surgery to remove a brain tumour. Posting two images to Instagram, one of an enormous scar across his head and the other of him showing a thumbs up in his hospital bed, Johnny wrote, "Some things in life really put things into perspective, hoping for a positive result, keep me in your thoughts."

According to, Johnny revealed more details in a statement, confirming he had a mass removed. "On Sunday I went into hospital with a migraine," he explained. "I had to have a brain tumour removed. I am on the mend and feeling positive. Keep me in your thoughts."

That's all we know at this stage but we're glad to see Johnny looking positive. You're in our thoughts, buddy.

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