The Topp Twins have expressed thanks for the support they have received since revealing they are both battling breast cancer.
Jools and Lynda Topp told their story of receiving breast cancer diagnoses in an interview with TVNZ’s Sunday.
Jools was first diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 48 in 2006, but recovered after having her left breast removed and undergoing chemotherapy.
She began to feel unwell again last year and discovered that her cancer has metastasised. She is now undergoing radiation therapy.
Lynda found out she had breast cancer not long after, being diagnosed with Grade 3 invasive breast cancer in December 2021.
She underwent a double mastectomy and is receiving intensive chemotherapy.
Since the twins’ interview on Sunday aired, the pair have thanked their supporters with a post to Facebook.
“Wow, we both feel so loved,” they wrote. “Thank you for all your messages.”
The twins also shared a link to a Givealittle page started by their friends to raise funds to support them on their cancer journey.
It comes after a difficult two years for the performers due to Covid causing many of their gigs to be cancelled.
The sisters told Sunday they are protecting each other by staying apart, due to risks associated with Covid-19.