Hiatus Kaiyote's Nai Palm Shares News Of Breast Cancer Diagnosis

19 October 2018 | 12:05 pm | Staff Writer

"Let my music comfort you, this is what it’s for..."

Hiatus Kaiyote's Nai Palm has shared the news that she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

Nai Palm (real name Naomi Saalfield) has taken to Instagram to share the news, saying she is "riddled with anxiety while trying to practice courage and patience daily in the face of the scariest and most emotionally triggering shit I’ve ever had to endure." Read the full post below.

Saalfield is currently touring through the US, with a show scheduled in Cambridge, Massachusetts today.

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It's estimated that 18,087 females and 148 males in Australia will be diagnosed with breast cancer in 2018. It's recommended that all adult females conduct a monthly breast examination to detect early signs. Find out more about self-examinations here.

If yourself or someone you know is affected by breast cancer, you can contact the Breast Cancer Network Australia on 1800 500 258 or visit their website here.