She sensationally revealed that she was quitting her hosting gig on Studio 10 last month. And now, Jessica Rowe has opened up about how she felt ‘sick to her stomach’ when husband Peter Overton suffered a cancer scare last year.
Channel Nine news presenter Peter shared with Stellar magazine about the terrifying ordeal, explaining how he scheduled an appointment with his GP last September after feeling ‘abysmally’ run-down, and noticing a lump on his body that he had assumed was an ingrown hair.
However, the couple – who share daughters Allegra, 11, and Giselle, 9 – were given the devastating news that Peter may have lymphoma, a cancer of the blood.
‘I didn’t sleep very well...I was thinking worst-case scenario,’ he told the magazine.
‘I had never been in that situation myself. I have reported on it. I have sat in front of families with kids dying.’
Thankfully, the diagnosis turned out to be a ‘particularly vicious virus’.
This isn’t the first time Peter’s faced a health scare.
Back in 2015 he shared a picture from his hospital bed after undergoing spinal surgery.
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