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Friday 14th December 2018

Home and Away star returns to work after brain tumour treatment

He updated his social media followers

Johnny Ruffo, loved by legions of fans for playing cheeky Chris Harrington in Home and Away, has returned to work after being treated for a brain tumour.

With his treatment for the tumour complete, the 29-year-old actor and singer returned to the recording studio this week, and couldn't be more thrilled.

Johnny is back to doing what he loves best - being in the recording studio (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

Telling his Instagram fans he was, "Back in the studio, good times," it's clear he's thrilled to be making positive progress in his recovery.

The actor shared a photo of him beaming in the studio, with a pair of recording headphones around his neck.

Read more: Johnny Ruffo undergoes emergency brain surgery after visiting doctor with a migraine 

I've still got a long road ahead but I'm staying positive.

After visiting the doctor with migraines in the summer, Johnny was rushed to hospital to have a brain tumour removed, and later revealed the tumour to be cancerous on social media.

Johnny kept his followers up to date on every step of his treatment (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

Following endless messages of love and support from his fans, Johnny has been keeping everyone up to date with his progress via his Instagram page.

He has been fighting the illness with a gruelling course of radiotherapy, but has managed to remain amazingly positive about making a full recovery.

At the beginning of the month he posted an emotional photo on his profile, revealing he'd made it though to the end of his treatment.

Johnny's fighting spirit has kept him positive throughout his treatment (Credit: Instagram @johnny_ruffo)

Johnny told his fans, "Today was my last day of radiotherapy treatment at Chris O'Brien's life house and it is tradition to ring the bell on your last day of treatment.

"Thank you to all the people that have treated me and made this an easy task for me, you guys know who you are."

He also went on to tell everyone that his positivity continues, "I've still got a long road ahead but I'm staying positive."

Read more: Home and Away actor gives update on brain tumour treatment 

Johnny, who rose to fame on Australian X Factor, played loveable Chris on Home and Away between 2013 and 2016.

Johnny's character, Chris, left the Australian soap following the death of his partner Hannah Wilson.