3AW's Derryn Hinch Battles Liver Cancer
September 21, 2010 at 4:37 AM (PT)
FAIRFAX Talk 3AW/MELBOURNE host DERRYN HINCH told listeners MONDAY that he has been diagnosed with liver cancer. HINCH, 66, said that he will be undergoing surgery "very soon" and has been given a 60% chance of surviving another five years.
HINCH has previously been diagnosed with advanced cirrhosis of the liver and has spoken and written extensively about his past drinking; he has been a teetotaler for the last few years.