And a lump came up, and I went to see the doctor.
The courageous beauty says she doesn't spend any time feeling sorry for herself, and is aware of how lucky she has been in life.
"And, you know, I was anxious about everything".
"Cancer is something I will need to stay on top of for the rest of my long life", she writes in the book, according to the Herald Sun. After a minor auto accident in 2013 led to the discovery that the cancer had returned, she made a decision to not speak publicly about it.
A third cancer tumour was found in her lower back in 2017. "I see it as part of my mission maybe".
Olivia says she is treating her disease with a healthier diet.
Newton-John said that her husband John Easterling had been growing the plant, something she said he could do legally in California, where the couple live. "I'm very lucky that I live in a state where it's legal and that I have a husband that's a plant medicine man".
"He makes me tinctures. It's hard to say, they help with pain", Olivia said. They help with sleep.
The actress said she was trying to stay positive over the diagnosis, saying "I live in this attractive place".
She added: "You know what?"
"I'm a very privileged person, and I'm very aware of that", she said on "Sunday Night".
Opening up on their friendship and performing together, the star broke down in tears on camera and admitted: "When I look at her... I live in this attractive place", Olivia is a fighter and remains incredibly positive about her fate.
"I feel so fortunate to have had the success I've had, and to do the wonderful things I do", she continued. I have all the animals that I adore.
The four-time Grammy award victor admitted to moments of despair but said she had "an incredible career" and "nothing to complain about". "I have nothing to really complain about".