Cameron Mathison on the mend after kidney surgery

After revealing that a mass was growing inside his kidney for the last 10 years, the actor announced that the tumor has been removed.
2:31 | 09/19/19

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what that's like. Our "Gma" cover story, encouraging update from Cameron Mathison, of course, last week he revealed he had been diagnosed with kidney cancer. Now much better news, Amy with the details. Good morning and thank goodness. He says his kidney cancer surgery went very well and they're optimistic about his future and that tumor is now gone. This morning, TV host and actor Cameron Mathison opening up after his surgery for kidney cancer. Now recovering at home and sharing some positive news about his prognosis. In a statement to ABC news, the 50-year-old telling us, quote, we got the pathology report back yesterday and it's very good news. It's the least aggressive form of kidney cancer with a very low rate of reoccurring. Adding doctors were able to remove the tumor on his kidney completely and he's been left with 80% of his right kidney intact. Good morning, America. Come on down. Mathison taking to social media to thank well-wishers saying feeling loved and supported by my Framily and friends including each and every one of you. I've been very overwhelmed and so grateful for all of the supportive comments and prayers. It was just over a week ago that Mathison opened up about his diagnosis to ABC's kayna Whitworth revealing that doctors believed the tumor had been growing on his kidney for the last ten years. This has been in me minimum, minimum ten years. Likely longer. I don't drink. I eat incredibly healthy. I eat a very low sugar, low carbohydrate diet typically. The things that likely in our best guess have helped it from spreading and growing even quicker. Reporter: Today the father of two still his upbeat self sharing this image showing the outpouring of support from well-wishers including card, flowers and even kidney beans that have been sent his way. And Cameron promises to keep all of his fans updated on his recovery. We wish him well. So glad he's doing so well. It is your turn. Your first day here in times square, not that long ago. Only seven years ago. Here's Amy's first story. What a story. Neiman-marcus is a luxury retailer known for its extravagant and sometimes outrageous fantasy gifts in its catalogs and stores. I have to tell you, I think I was able to pull off feeling calm, cool and collected but I was so nervous when I saw that, my heart was going, boom, boom, boom. I was so nervous, I wanted to impress you, George. You did.

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