Updated: 21/11/16 : 06:25:39Printable Version
Irish broadcaster Gay Byrne has revealed that he may have prostate cancer.
The 82-year-old told listeners at the end of his RTÉ Lyric FM show that he will "not be with listeners next week" as he undergoes further tests.
"We are going into hospital because they think they may have discovered a bit of cancer in the prostate and they are afraid it might have moved up into the small of the back so I am into hospital for all sorts of tests," he said.
He added: "I’ve had the most wonderful, fantastic, robust, good health all my broadcasting life.
"It’s my turn now. Many, many people much worse off. Thank you for your good wishes."