'Big Brother' star Jade Goody underwent an eight-hour radical hysterectomy on Friday following her diagnosis with cervical cancer.

The 27-year-old will also have a nine-week course of chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

A spokesperson for Goody said: "The operation went well. She's got the best people looking after her."

The reality TV star found out she had cancer while taking part in the Indian version of 'Big Brother'.