19/04/2015 04:20 BST | Updated 19/04/2015 04:59 BST

Jeremy Clarkson Reveals Cancer Scare Two Days Before 'Fracas' That Led To Him Losing His 'Top Gear' Job

Jeremy Clarkson has revealed that the altercation that led to him being sacked from his presenting job on ‘Top Gear’ came just two days after being warned by a doctor he may have cancer.


The controversial TV personality was warned by a doctor that a lump on his tongue “was probably cancer”, but refused to have any kind of immediate treatment because he was too busy on the show.

Writing in the Sunday Times, he admits: "Two days before the 'fracas' I'd been told, sternly, by my doctor that a lump on my tongue was probably cancer and that I must get it checked out immediately.

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