Tessa James reveals she is battling Cancer. She is well known for her role as Nicole Franklin in the Australian soap opera Home and Away. The twenty three year old says she is now getting treatment. Since 2011 she has been married to rugby league player Nate Myles and she has put out a statement to the Australian Daily Telegraph saying it is Hodgkin lymphoma in which he is struggling against.
“Tessa will be undergoing chemotherapy over the next few months,” read the statement. “Tessa and Nate would like to thank all for their well wishes and would ask for privacy during this very difficult time.”
She has now returned back home in Australia from the US, she has been away for her career for three years.
“She has returned home to the Gold Coast to be with her husband, Gold Coast Titans Co-captain, Nate Myles,” reported the Australian Daily Telegraph.
“Tessa is a much valued and loved member of the Home and Away family,” a spokesperson for Seven, the network which broadcasts the soap. “She has a wonderful approach to life.
“She has always been health conscious and is full of spirit. She will tackle the next six months with great determination and we wish her all the best for a speedy recovery and send all our love.”
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