Ruffa Gutierrez opened up the recent challenge that her family faced.
"The weeks leading up to my departure for the U.S. was tough. I experienced a tornado of emotions which I kept exceptionally private," Ruffa wrote on Instagram.
The actress then revealed that her dad, Eddie Gutierrez, had an operation.
"This much I can share : Dad had an operation and it was a success. He has been cleared of prostate cancer. Thank you, Lord!" she relayed.
Ruffa extended her gratitude to the medical team who helped her dad on his road to recovery.
"Our family would like to thank ALL the doctors and nurses who took care of Dad at St. Luke’s Quezon City. Special mention to the BEST urologist and anesthesiologist, Dr. Steve & Joyce Lim. He is on the road to a full recovery thanks to your expertise and pag-aalaga," she said.
She also extended her gratitude to those who prayed for her father.
"Sa mga nagdasal para kay Dad, maraming salamat. You know who you are. Sending LOVE to everyone who’s trying their best to heal from things they don’t discuss. Keep the faith, pray and stay strong," she posted.