Chris Evans has revealed he has been diagnosed with skin cancer.
Announcing the news on his Virgin Radio show, he said it was discovered in the early stages, adding he was told it is treatable.
He said: “We need to discuss what’s going on with this issue.
“It is a melanoma. There’s this phrase called a malignant melanoma – you know once you get something, and you find out all about it – that is a redundant phrase because if it is a melanoma it is malignant.
“But it’s been caught so early, just so you know, that it should be completely treatable.”
He added he will be treated for the condition on 14 September.
Evans, who is an avid runner, said he was told he will be unable to exercise in the month following the treatment, joking he will do nothing but run until his appointment.