Demi Jones, 22, will take hormones for the rest of her life after cancer treatment

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Love Island star Demi Jones has revealed she will have to take hormones for the rest of her life at just 22 years old, following her cancer treatment.

Demi spoke to fans on Instagram to share the heart-breaking news, after publicly sharing that she is battling thyroid cancer.

She recently shared with fans that she was undergoing an operation to remove a golf-ball sized lump from her neck.

The red-haired beauty will need to undergo further treatment to destroy any remaining cancer cells.

She told New! magazine: “I need to go for my second operation, which is this week”

She continued: “This is where I'll have my full thyroidectomy to get rid of my thyroid. Then I'll have my iodine treatment, which basically just zaps away any remaining bits of my thyroid or cancer.”

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Demi continued: “It's all a bit scientific for me, so I'm not 100% sure, and I do have a real journey ahead of me. But it's all treatable so I should be absolutely fine.”

In the most revealing part of the interview, she said: “I've got to take some everyday hormone tablets too, just to make sure all my hormones are level, as my thyroid won't be there anymore.”

The stunning reality star bravely shared the sad news of her cancer diagnosis in May, afterthe star underwent surgery to have her "potentially cancerous" lump removedfrom her neck.

She took to Instagram to share the news with her followers, writing: “Hi guys, I got my results today and unfortunately I have Thyroid cancer.

“The tumour has been removed but I’m now due to have more surgery to remove the rest of my Thyroid.”

Demi added: “I’m staying very positive and I’m a strong girl so I’ll be fine, thank you for your love and support always. I’ll bounce back stronger.”

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Demi revealed in an interview with Zeze Millz: “When I first found out it could be cancerous, I was in shock and I was crying because I went on social media, and I shouldn’t have done that because I hadn’t even told my family yet.

She continued: “I don’t even know why, I can’t even tell you because my head was scrambled and I was like 'Oh my God, guys!'”

The brave star has shared regular updates with fans to raise awareness of thyroid cancer and urge them to check their lumps.

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