Neighbours spoilers: SHOCK diagnosis for Sonya Rebecchi…

Sonya and her hubby Toadie are still reeling from the news she needs surgery to remove a cyst. But there's an even bigger shock to come...

Sonya Rebecchi and her husband Toadie are both stunned by the news she has a cyst on her ovary which must be removed immediately. But the surgery carries a number of risks – including a possible hysterectomy.

As neighbour and doctor Karl tries to assure her she’s in good hands at the hospital, Sonya is nervous as she prepares for the surgery but puts on a brave face for the sake of the couple’s young daughter Nell.

But Sonya’s medical nightmare is far from over. As Sonya recovers from the operation, a medical oncologist arrives to see her and break the devastating news the cyst was cancerous and the cancer has spread to her entire body…

Neighbours, Karl Kennedy, Sonya Rebecchi, Toadie Rebecchi

Sonya receives devastating, life-changing news… (Picture: Channel 5)

Elsewhere in Erinsborough, Chloe Brennan is still refusing to have anything to do with her ex-girlfriend Mel, who has arrived in Erinsborough hoping for another chance after previously stealing from Chloe and leaving her with a load of business debts she is still trying to pay off now.

However, after Mel manages to sweet talk and win over Chloe’s friends and family, she agrees to hear her out.

Chloe tells Mel she can stay in Erinsborough and they will see what happens next. But will Chloe soon regret letting Mel back into her life again?

Neighbours continues weekdays at 1:45pm and 5:30pm on Channel 5