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Graham Linehan revealed he's being treated for testicular cancer

The Father Ted creator tweeted that he’d already undergone surgery and would need chemotherapy.

Source: Brian Lawless

THE CREATOR OF shows such as Father Ted and The IT crowd Graham Linehan has revealed that he’s being treated for testicular cancer.

The comedy writer tweeted that he’d had an operation to remove the cancer and that he will be undergoing chemotherapy.

Linehan who is in the middle of writing a script called ‘Pope Ted’ has had to cancel some events that he was due to appear at in Australia.

He also thanked everyone for their well wishes and said he was hoping to be able to continue being ‘a happy-go-lucky, beloved twitter personality’.

Both Linehan and his wife Helen spoke openly about their opposition to the 8th Amendment and spoke openly about having to procure an abortion following a fatal foetal abnormality diagnosis.

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