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Johnny Ruffo shares confronting photo of himself undergoing radiation treatment as he fights brain cancer a second time

Johnny Ruffo revealed on November 24 he was once again fighting brain cancer.

And the singer has shared more images from his treatment to his popular Instagram account on Wednesday.

One confronting image showed the former Home and Away star wearing a mask made of plastic mesh designed to hold his head still during radiation treatment.

Johnny Ruffo has shared more photos from his cancer treatment. One confronting image showed the former Home and Away star wearing a mask made of plastic mesh

Ruffo captioned the post, ‘Another round of radiation on the cards still fighting this mofo!! #f**kcancer’.

He received messages of support in the comments from Home and Away stars like Georgie Parker, Jake Speer and Emily Symons.

Ruffo captioned the post, ‘Another round of radiation on the cards still fighting this mofo!! #f**kcancer’

Johnny (pictured) received messages of support in the comments from Home and Away stars like Georgie Parker, Jake Speer and Emily Symons

PR maven Roxy Jacenko lent her support too, writing ‘You’ve got this @johnny_ruffo’.

It comes just over a week after the singer shared a sweet tribute to his girlfriend Tahnee Sims as they celebrated Valentine’s Day.

Ruffo shared a photo to Instagram showing himself and Tahnee cuddled up in bed together.

Johnny Ruffo (left) shared a sweet tribute to girlfriend Tahnee Sims (right) as they celebrated Valentine’s Day on Monday

He captioned the image: ‘Happy Valentine’s Day to this beautiful lady, thank you for the love, thank you for the laughs, thank you for taking care of me, but most of all, thank you for being you’.

The Home and Away actress also paid tribute to her boyfriend in her own post to Instagram.

Alongside a sweet mirror selfie of the couple together, she wrote: ‘My forever Valentine’.

‘Happy Valentine’s Day to this beautiful lady, thank you for the love, thank you for the laughs, thank you for taking care of me, but most of all, thank you for being you,’ he wrote

The actress also paid tribute to her boyfriend in her own post to Instagram. Alongside a sweet mirror selfie of the couple together, she wrote: ‘My forever Valentine’

Johnny and Tahnee first met at a dance studio back in 2015, and they’ve been together since.

Previously speaking to Now To Love, Johnny said of Tahnee, ‘Without her I may not be here’.

The X Factor Australia star revealed on November 24 he was once again fighting brain cancer.

Johnny revealed on November 24 he was once again fighting brain cancer

‘After an unexpected week of seizures and excruciating headaches it is with a heavy heart that I have to let you know I now have another huge battle ahead of me as my brain cancer has returned,’ he wrote on Instagram.

Johnny was first diagnosed with the disease in 2017 after he went to hospital with painful migraines.

In August of the same year, he had a 7cm brain tumour surgically removed, before undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

Previously speaking to Now To Love, Johnny said of Tahnee: ‘Without her I may not be here’