Australian sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney reveals he has cancer

PROMINENT Australian sports broadcaster Bruce McAvaney has revealed he’s battling cancer.

The 63-year-old told the Herald Sun he was diagnosed with leukaemia more than two years ago after he returned an abnormal blood test during a routine check-up.

McAvaney says the disease has not stopped him from living a complete life.


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“It is quite strange to say I have leukaemia because I feel well,” McAvaney told the Herald Sun on Friday.

“Look it could be very serious … It could jump out of the ground at any moment. I don’t expect it will. But I’m living a complete life with no restrictions.”

According to the Herald Sun, McAvaney is determined to lead the Seven Network’s AFL coverage over the next 27 weeks.

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