Michael Buble's son is suffering from liver cancer but has a 90 per cent chance of overcoming the disease.

The Canadian crooner and his wife Luisana Lopilato announced last week that three-year-old Noah had cancer, and would need chemo and the possibility of surgery afterwards to remove the tumour - but his chances of beating it were 90 per cent, according to the Daily Mail.

Michael and his wife of five years confirmed their son had cancer on the singer's Facebook page last week.

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They said in a statement: "We are devastated about the recent cancer diagnosis of our oldest son Noah who is currently undergoing treatment in the US.

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"We have always been very vocal about the importance of family and the love we have for our children.

"Luisana and I have put our careers on hold in order to devote all our time and attention to helping Noah get well."

The youngster was diagnosed after having a liver biopsy following an initial check-up at a clinic in Buenos Aires, Argentina, after the 29-year-old actress took him for a consultation because he had a high fever.

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Argentine magazine Gente reported: "She took her son to the Otamendi Miroli Hospital in Buenos Aires because he had a high fever.

"After an exhaustive examination, they ruled out mumps and suggested two possibilities, a throat infection or mononucleosis."

"To rule out the second possibility they had to carry out a battery of tests which included an abdominal ultrasound."

"On October 27, after a throat swab, they confirmed he had a throat infection and not mononucleosis but the ultrasound had detected a liver problem."

"The doctors told Luisana, 'He has a stain on his liver, but it's not got different tones and therefore it's probably benign but we have to continue with the tests.' "

According to the publication, Michael, 41, who was working in London, urged his wife to seek a second opinion in Los Angeles, so his spouse, Noah, their other son Elias, nine months, and Luisana's parents, flew to the US to see another doctor.

Michael Buble on a swing with his son Noah, February 12, 2015 in Madrid. Photo / Getty
Michael Buble on a swing with his son Noah, February 12, 2015 in Madrid. Photo / Getty

Luisana's sister, Daniela, told Gente: "It was there they discovered something wasn't right.

"We have very good specialists but for personal and family reasons, Michael and my sister decided to fly to the States."

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato are seen with their son Noah on April 28, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. Photo / Getty
Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato are seen with their son Noah on April 28, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. Photo / Getty

Noah is believed to have begun a four-month course of chemotherapy and may need surgery afterwards to remove the tumour, but his chances of beating the disease are 90 per cent.

Daniela added: "If God wanted it to be discovered that way, it's because he wants to save Noah.

"Cancer is a horrible illness but we have faith in Noah being able to overcome this.
"We know he will. The time to start a long and very difficult treatment has come but it's got to be done.

Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato are seen with their son Noah on April 28, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. Photo / Getty
Michael Buble and Luisana Lopilato are seen with their son Noah on April 28, 2015 in Madrid, Spain. Photo / Getty

"They say children are normally strong to put up with chemotherapy and my nephew is a warrior."

- Bang! Showbiz, additional reporting from Daily Mail.