U.S. reality TV star Ryan Buell is recovering well and hopes to be "cancer-free by Christmas".
The Paranormal State star has been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer but the 30 year old has revealed he is making good progress in his fight against the disease.
Buell has told fans his doctors remain optimistic and he hopes to be in recovery by the end of the year (12).
In a series of posts on Twitter.com, he writes, "Still have a ways (sic) to go but I am surprising docs w/ (with) how well I'm recovering, apparently... Hopefully getting to say I'm cancer-free by Christmas!"