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This Morning's Si King gives update on Hairy Bikers co-star Dave Myers' cancer battle

Si King has issued an update on his Hairy Bikers' cooking partner's cancer battle.

Dave Myers was flooded with support last week when he revealed he was undergoing a bout of chemotherapy. Si hosted the cooking segment on today's episode of This Morning.

Phillip Schofield fronted Wednesday's episode of ITV's flagship daytime programme alongside Rochelle Humes - and the 60-year-old broadcaster ask Si to give an update on his co-star's condition.

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The TV chef responded: "He's doing ok. He's typically Dave and is tough as an old boot."

Dave opened up on his diagnosis during a discussion with Si on their podcast. He explained: "I maybe a baldy biker for a while… it's simply something I have to live with.

"Anyway Kingy, I've got to come clean now, I haven't been too well recently and basically, I've got to have some chemo, you know all this anyway, so this year is going to be a bit quiet for me, I'm not going to be filming, some of the festivals I'm not going to be able to go to, some may be okay but this year's a bit of a write off for us."

The TV chef reassured fans after the prognosis and vowed to beat the illness. He added: "I have had to speak up about this because I don't want to hide under a rock, but I would love it if people respected my privacy and just let me get on with it and give Si and our team all the support they need, that would be great. But look, the prognosis is okay, I'm going to be fine."

"I've just got to tuck in, look after myself, eat sensibly and get over this mess, flog books, and be a happy person so within that, that's where I am. I may be a baldy biker for a while so it's just a warning, I don't want to make a fuss about it, I look alright bald actually."

Si responded: "No listen, when I first met you dude you looked like an upside down Hells Angel so I like that look, I've always liked that look, you look cool."

This Morning airs weekdays at 10am on ITV and the ITV Hub

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