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MAFS’ Nic Jovanovic, 28, is diagnosed with testicular cancer for a second time

‘What have I done to deserve this?’ Married At First Sight’s Nic Jovanovic, 28, reveals his shock second cancer diagnosis while filming the show

Married At First Sight’s Nic Jovanovic has revealed his testicular cancer returned while he was filming the reality show last year.

The 28-year-old electrician, who battled the disease four years ago, told 9Honey on Monday that he first noticed his left testicle had shrunk around December 2018. 

By Christmas time, he discovered a ‘semi-hard kind of lump’ on the testicle, which prompted him to consult a doctor. He was then diagnosed with testicular cancer for a second time.

 

‘What have I done to deserve this?’ Married At First Sight’s Nic Jovanovic, 28, has revealed he was diagnosed with testicular cancer for a second time while filming the show late last year

At the time, Married At First Sight had just finished production and the cast had yet to return to film the reunion.

Reflecting on the shock diagnosis three months ago, Nic said: ‘I couldn’t believe it. Four years later… there was so much going on in my life, for it to come back, I’m still in shock that it came back.’

He added: ‘You think being that young and having dealt with it once, surely that’s it.’

Repeat ordeal: Reflecting on the diagnosis three months ago, Nic said: 'I couldn't believe it. Four years later... there was so much going on in my life, for it to come back, I'm still in shock'

Repeat ordeal: Reflecting on the diagnosis three months ago, Nic said: ‘I couldn’t believe it. Four years later… there was so much going on in my life, for it to come back, I’m still in shock’

Nic, who first discovered the abnormality while checking his testicles in the shower, said he experienced feelings of disbelief and helplessness after the diagnosis.

‘How does it come back? Why? What have I done to deserve this? What have I done? What am I doing wrong?’ he recalled asking himself. 

Remarkably, Nic delayed undergoing surgery by a week so he could film scenes for Married At First Sight.

When he eventually went in for the procedure on January 29, MAFS had already premiered and nurses at the hospital recognised him from the show.

Today, Nic is cancer free thanks to the surgery and chemotherapy.

'What have I done?' Nic, who first discovered the abnormality while checking his testicles in the shower, said he experienced feelings of disbelief and helplessness after the diagnosis

‘What have I done?’ Nic, who first discovered the abnormality while checking his testicles in the shower, said he experienced feelings of disbelief and helplessness after the diagnosis

Earlier in the season, Nic told his ‘wife’ Cyrell Paule that he is unable to ejaculate due to complications from his first testicular cancer surgery in 2014.

Before that procedure, he froze his sperm which has allowed him to have children in the future if he so chooses.

Nic and Cyrell left the social experiment on bad terms before the final commitment ceremony. They will return to the show for the reunion episode in the coming weeks.

Fertility struggles: Earlier in the season, Nic told his 'wife' Cyrell Paule (left) that he was unable to ejaculate due to complications from his first testicular cancer surgery in 2014

Fertility struggles: Earlier in the season, Nic told his ‘wife’ Cyrell Paule (left) that he was unable to ejaculate due to complications from his first testicular cancer surgery in 2014

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