Johnny Ruffo, 29, confirmed he has been diagnosed with brain cancer sharing an update with his supporters.
Last week the former Home and Away star had a mass removed from his head after suffering a sudden migraine, although his condition had not been diagnosed at the time.
Yesterday he revealed he is "starting aggressive treatment for the next few months to fight" the disease.
"So i have the news. 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 ill try to update you guys on my progress"