Tom Long is dying of blood cancer, Report
Tom Long is dying of blood cancer, Report

Iconic Australian actor Tom Long has revealed he is dying.

The 50-year-old, who is best known for his starring role in SeaChange, has an incurable blood cancer called Multiple Myeloma.

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In 2012, Tom collapsed on stage during a performance at the Sydney Opera House.

‘They [doctors] said two to three years,’ the actor told the Sunday Project.

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‘Essentially, I thought, that’s it.’

Tom is due to travel to the US this week to undergo a groundbreaking new treatment that he hopes will give him longer with his new wife Rebecca.

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The treatment, called Car T-Cell therapy, aims to boost the immune system by harvesting white blood cells and genetically modifying them before re-introducing them.

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