Former Home and Away star Tessa James who played Nicole Franklin has announced she’s battling Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The 23-yr-old is well known by Irish fans of the hit TV Sydney show.
The Melbourne girl woman married her fiancée, Gold Coast Titan NFL captain Nate Myles in 2012.
She has now travelled back to tje Gold Coast to start to receive chemotherapy treatment to beat the disease.
Her husband has put his career on hold and the pair have thanked fans from all over the world for their support during this strenuous time.