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Charles Bradley diagnosed with stomach cancer

on October 04, 2016, 3:12pm

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Charles Bradley has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. The 67-year-old R&B singer is currently undergoing treatment; as a result, he’s canceled all upcoming tour dates.

“I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic,” Bradley said in a statement. I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”

Read his full statement below:

“In the past few months, I have had to cancel a number of shows due to illness, taking me away from my beautiful fans.

“My doctors recently discovered a cancerous tumor in my stomach.

“I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic. I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.

“My upcoming tour dates will be postponed so I can concentrate on healing.

“Thank you all for understanding. Music is how I share my love with the world, and the love that my fans have given back brings me so much joy. I look forward to seeing your gorgeous faces soon, and to continue to share my love through music.”

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