Only Fools And Horses star Patrick Murray diagnosed with second cancer

The actor told fans that he was diagnosed with a second cancer but had previously kept it 'under my hat'

Patrick Murray has updated fans about his health. (WENN.com)
Patrick Murray has updated fans about his health. (WENN.com)

Only Fools And Horses star Patrick Murray has told fans that he has had a tumour and half of his liver removed after he was diagnosed with a second cancer.

The 66-year-old actor revealed last year that he had lung cancer and a few months later updated fans to say that after undergoing treatment doctors had told him he had been cured.

However, the star - who is best known for playing Mickey Pearce in the hit BBC sitcom - has now shared that he has had a second cancer diagnosis.

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He told fans on Twitter: "I am going home today.

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"Minus half a liver and a tumour that the wonderful Prof Heaton removed last week.

"I kept this under my hat that they'd discovered another primary cancer last year."

"I am a two person, that's for sure," added Murray.

"High fives to all at Kings College Hospital."

Murray had shared in January last year that he had early stage lung cancer.

Only Fools and Horses - TV Programmes - Cast of TV Show, Behind The Scenes, 1989. Patrick Murray as Micker Pearce Nicholas Lyndhurst as Rodney Trotter
Patrick Murray as Mickey Pearce with co-star Nicholas Lyndhurst. (PA Images/Alamy)

He had a tumour removed and then underwent chemotherapy.

Then in May the actor told his followers on Twitter: "Last Friday l saw my oncologist. She told me the lung cancer was cured and that the tumour in my liver was shrinking."

"It's not over yet, but as you can imagine I am over the moon with this latest news," he added in the post.

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The actor played the character Mickey, who was a friend of the Trotter brothers Rodney and Del Boy, in several episodes of the much-loved sitcom between 1983 and 2003.

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