Horrible news out of the Demons this morning with superstar young forward Jesse Hogan diagnosed with testicular cancer.

The 22 year-old will undergo surgery on Tuesday and with an early diagnosis, Melbourne are confident of a speedy and full recovery.

He could return to footy sooner rather than later.

The AFL world has been quick to get behind the 45-gamer.

Even the Dees’ opponents this weekend are getting behind him.

And if there is a positive out of this awful news, it’s this: