Chris Evans shares major health update after announcing cancer diagnosis

Chris Evans share a huge health update just weeks after he was diagnosed with skin cancer.

Chris Evans

Chris Evans is cancer-free.

The 57-year-old radio presenter announced that he was suffering from skin cancer in August but underwent his last treatment for the disease on in the middle of September and has now revealed that he is cancer-free just eight weeks on his initial diagnosis.

Speaking on his Virgin Radio show, he said: "I have forwarded the pathology report. It is excellent news. There is no residual disease. You have the all-clear. And so, at quarter-to-four last Thursday, I had cancer and at quarter-to-five, I didn't. And I just found that out last night. And that's because time is your biggest weapon against it, if you have an abundance of it, and its biggest weapon against you if you have a lack of it."

The TV star went on to urge listeners to get themselves checked early as he reminded them that his journey with the disease has been such a quick turnaround even though he was once a man who was hesitant to go to the doctors in the first place.

He said: "If you're worried about anything, just bear in mind the fact that eight weeks ago I was diagnosed with cancer and now I don't have it at all. And that's why you just need to attend to things. And it's really tough, because for years I was the guy who wouldn't go anywhere near that. But you know, times have changed, thank God."

Chris previously explained to his listeners because he had caught the disease early, it was "completely treatable."

He said: "We need to discuss what's going on with this issue.

"It is a melanoma. There's this phrase called a malignant melanoma - you know once you get something, and you find out all about it - that is a redundant phrase because if it is a melanoma it is malignant. But it's been caught so early, just so you know, that it should be completely treatable. [Treatment] will happen on the 14th of September."

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