On Sunday, June 12, country singer Toby Keith revealed that he had been diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2021, and began treatment six months ago.
“Last fall I was diagnosed with stomach cancer,” Keith, 60, in a tweet. “I spent the last 6 months receiving chemo, radiation and surgery. So far, it’s very good. I need time to breathe, recover, and rest.”
“I look forward to spending time with my family. But fans I will see soon. I can’t wait any longer. “
He signed a “T.” statement.
According to American Cancer SocietyStomach cancer, also known as stomach cancer, occurs when “the stomach cells begin to develop uncontrollably.”
Stomach cancer affects more men than women in the United States. Hispanic American men, African Americans, Native Americans and Asian / Pacific Islanders are at greater risk of getting it than non-Hispanic whites. The average age of diagnosis is 68 years.
Fans quickly filled the comments section in support of the “Red Solo Cup” artist.
“Your prayers with your family at this time,” answered one followeradding, “I pray to God that you may be healed of this.”
“You have this man,” wrote another man.
“I’m praying for you,” said one fan on Instagram. “May the Lord heal you completely and comfort you and your family at this time.”
Keith’s upcoming performance at the Ohio State Fair on July 28th canceled, according to the organization. “Our hearts go out to Toby Keith as he courageously fights cancer,” the official Twitter account said on Sunday.
It is not yet clear whether some of his upcoming plans will be canceled.
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