Speaking to the Hit Network this morning, Stan Walker revealed the frightening reality of what his illness would have meant for his future had his Mum not forced him to get a check up.
"I probably would've been dead within 6 months, so I would've been long gone by now," he told 2DayFm Breakfast
On why he decided to document his harrowing journey for the entire country to see, Stan Walker said it was a way for him to process things.
"A lot of people need to be educated, because there are a lot of people who think they are exempt from this, even my own family," he added
Listen to the full chat below: