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Pregnant Farmer Wants a Wife star Hayley Love, 25, beat Hodgkin’s lymphoma before going on the show

Farmer Wants a Wife star Hayley Love is a cancer survivor.

The 25-year-old, who earlier this week revealed she was pregnant with farmer Will Dwyer’s child, bravely battled cancer back in 2014. 

Hayley was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, and at the time shared a black and white photo to Instagram of herself on her first day of chemotherapy. 

Pregnant Farmer Wants a Wife star Hayley Love, 25, beat Hodgkin’s lymphoma before going on the Channel Seven dating show. Pictured while undergoing chemotherapy in 2014

Hayley was treated at the Olivia Newton-John Cancer Wellness & Research Centre in Melbourne.  

She started a blog about her journey in order to help other young cancer sufferers.

‘I find it to be extremely helpful for myself to write things down and to anyone who is suffering any sort of cancer realise they aren’t alone in this, and hopefully motivate them as well,’ Hayley said at the time. 

Health battle: The 25-year-old, who is making headlines this week for revealing she's pregnant with Farmer Will Dwyer's child, bravely battled cancer back in 2014

Health battle: The 25-year-old, who is making headlines this week for revealing she’s pregnant with Farmer Will Dwyer’s child, bravely battled cancer back in 2014

She added that she was keeping positive throughout her treatment and didn’t want people to ‘feel sorry for her’.

‘I do not want anyone to feel sorry for me as I feel as though I am coping extremely well,’ she said.

She added: ‘I just want everyone to be aware of this terrible illness and educate people about it.’

Hayley also shared a photo of herself with short hair in March 2015, after treatment. 

Candid: Hayley also shared a photo of herself with short hair in March 2015, after treatment. Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer of the body's lymphatic system and typically affects people between the ages of 20-40

Candid: Hayley also shared a photo of herself with short hair in March 2015, after treatment. Hodgkin’s lymphoma is cancer of the body’s lymphatic system and typically affects people between the ages of 20-40

Baby joy: This week meanwhile, Hayley announced she's pregnant with farmer Will Dwyer's child

Baby joy: This week meanwhile, Hayley announced she’s pregnant with farmer Will Dwyer’s child

What is Hodgkin’s lymphoma? 

-Hodgkin’s lymphoma is cancer of the body’s lymphatic system and typically affects people between the ages of 20-40.

-According to the Cancer Council, symptoms include swelling in areas including the neck, under arm and groin. 

-Treatment includes chemotherapy and radiation, or a stem cell transplant. 

‘Not the best photo but I’m very lucky to have a lot of hair still even if it is short,’ she wrote at the time. 

Hodgkin’s lymphoma is cancer of the body’s lymphatic system and typically affects people between the ages of 20-40.

According to the Cancer Council, symptoms include swelling in areas including the neck, under arm and groin. 

Treatment includes chemotherapy and radiation, or a stem cell transplant. 

This week meanwhile, Hayley announced she’s pregnant with farmer Will Dwyer’s child.  

Hayley, 25, was originally matched with farmer Matt Trewin on the Channel Seven show, but he broke up with her shortly before the finale, which aired last week.

She went on to briefly date Will, 39, and became pregnant with his child, but they broke up shortly after she told him she was expecting.

Hayley and Will had a short-lived romance after the FWAW finale was filmed in December – and after he’d split from his winning contestant, paediatric nurse Jaimee.

But they ended things around April.

‘I am 22 weeks pregnant with Farmer Will’s child,’ Hayley told News.com.au on Wednesday in a statement. 

Channel Seven said in a statement to News.com.au they wished Hayley ‘all the very, very best for her pregnancy and life ahead’. 

Case of the ex: Hayley, 25, was originally matched with farmer Matt Trewin on the Channel Seven show, but he broke up with her shortly before the finale, which aired last week. She went on to briefly date Will, 39, (pictured) and became pregnant with his child, but they broke up shortly after she told him she was expecting

Case of the ex: Hayley, 25, was originally matched with farmer Matt Trewin on the Channel Seven show, but he broke up with her shortly before the finale, which aired last week. She went on to briefly date Will, 39, (pictured) and became pregnant with his child, but they broke up shortly after she told him she was expecting

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