"The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about," Khan tweeted Friday.
"Learning that I have been diagnosed with NeuroEndocrine Tumour as of now has admittedly been difficult, but the love and strength of those around me and that I found within me has brought me to a place of hope. The journey of this is taking me out of the country, and I request everyone to continue sending their wishes."
"As for the rumours that were floated NEURO is not always about the brain and googling is the easiest way to do research ;-) To those who waited for my words, I hope to be back with more stories to tell."
Variety said this type of growth can metastasize into cancer and is usually treated with surgery to remove the tumor.
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