News | Entertainment
14 Aug 2022 6:53
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Entertainment

    Cameron Mathison hired a "health coach" after battling cancer

    The 'General Hospital' actor underwent successful surgery to treat kidney cancer in 2019 and his illness prompted him to seek professional help about his personal wellbeing, with the 52-year-old star learning more about his "specific health challenges" over the last year than ever before


    He told People magazine: "I work with a health coach now - I thought I knew a lot about what I was doing in the right and the wrong ways or whatever, but in the last year, I'd say, maybe 14 months, I've learned more about my own specific health challenges and growth than I have probably in decades before that.

    "It's good."

    Cameron's cancer battle gave him a fresh outlook on life and a drive to help others more.

    He explained: "The way that it's changed, it's increased my desire and my willingness and my effort and motivation to help others and to spread the word and just to be a benefit.

    "I got so much help through my journey, and it's like, not everybody has that.

    "I just try to do what I can and volunteer and do things, so it's really shifted that. Also, a level of more gratitude in my life here."

    The former 'All My Children' star underwent partial nephrectomy surgery - where the tumour and a small part of the kidney are removed - in September 2019 and he reassured fans days later the operation had gone "very well".

    He wrote on Instagram at the time: "The tumour is gone and I even got to keep 80% of my kidney. We are all optimistic.

    "Feeling loved and supported by my family and friends, including each and every one of you. I've been very overwhelmed and so grateful for all of the supportive comments and prayers."

    © 2022 Bang Showbiz, NZCity

     Other Entertainment News
     12 Aug: Dame Olivia Newton-John's husband John Easterling says his late wife was the "most courageous woman"
     12 Aug: Michael K. Williams "never felt more ugly" in the aftermath of his facial scar
     12 Aug: Dionne Warwick says her friend Dame Olivia Newton-John was a "sweetheart"
     12 Aug: Halle Bailey received "words of encouragement" from her grandparents following the racist abuse to her 'The Little Mermaid' casting
     12 Aug: Heather Rae El Moussa shared a sonogram photo of her unborn son
     12 Aug: Millie Bobby Brown felt "powerless" during her "unhealthy" relationship with her ex Hunter Ecimovic
     12 Aug: Steve Martin isn't going to look for any more acting roles
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    The established midfielders in the Wellington Lions squad are happy to have a youngster providing competition for their starting spots More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A milestone birthday for our Interislander ferry service More...



     Today's News

    Christchurch:
    Police are seeking sightings of a white van involved in a hit and run in Christchurch 4:48

    International:
    Taiwan's foreign ministry thanks the United States for taking 'concrete actions' in the Taiwan Strait 4:28

    Auckland:
    One end of a street in Auckland's Point Chevalier has been submerged as water burst from the ground 21:49

    Politics:
    Schools across New Zealand are struggling to fill teacher positions in nearly every subject 18:59

    Rugby:
    The established midfielders in the Wellington Lions squad are happy to have a youngster providing competition for their starting spots 18:39

    Law and Order:
    Salman Rushdie, the Booker Prize-winning author and fierce critic of religion with a bounty on his head 18:09

    Rugby:
    The Springboks are relishing the chance to unleash their World Cup winning loose forward trio to dish out further torment for the All Blacks 18:09

    Accident and Emergency:
    The pilot and passenger of a light aircraft have survived a plane crash in the Nelson Lakes region 17:39

    Politics:
    A new partnership has been agreed between by iwi and four maori health providers 17:29

    Rugby:
    Belief from the Springboks camp that Richie Mo'unga's inclusion at first five bolsters the All Blacks for tomorrow morning's second test 16:19


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2022 New Zealand City Ltd