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Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
Source: Mark D/MEGA

Jul. 22 2019, Published 8:41 p.m. ET

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In spite of her battle with cancer, a beaming Olivia Newton-John was spotted out and about on Monday, July 22. 

The 70-year-old Grease star attended an exhibition at the Newbridge Silverware Museum of Style Icons in County Kildare, Ireland. 

The museum is currently displaying over 200 pieces of memorabilia and some of the most iconic outfits Newton-John’s worn during the course of her career. 

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Pieces of History

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
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As Radar previously reported, outfits from the exhibition will be put up for auction on Nov. 2, but fans in the L.A. area can see the items on display from Oct. 28 through Nov. 1 at the The Standard Oil Building Beverly Hills.

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A Good Cause

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
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Part of the proceeds from the iconic star’s auctioned-off collection will go to benefit the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in Australia.

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Shocking Diagnosis

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
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She began her tough fight against cancer in 1992. At the time, she was feeling extreme exhaustion. Then she felt a lump in her breast during a self-examination. A mammogram and a needle biopsy didn’t show any signs of trouble, but she still felt something was wrong so she asked for a surgical biopsy. That’s when doctors finally discovered she had cancer. Newton-John had a mastectomy and underwent six months of chemotherapy.

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More Bad News

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
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Sadly, the dreaded disease returned and spread to her shoulder in 2013.

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Determined to Live

Olivia Newton-John Makes Rare Appearance Amid Grueling Cancer Battle
Source: Mark D/MEGA

The “Physical” singer was hit yet again with a devastating stage 4 cancer diagnosis in 2017. “I truly believe this will be my final round with cancer,” the hopeful star insisted. “I truly believe it will be like last time and I will go on with my life.” She has stunned doctors by staving off what is almost a certain death sentence.

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