Original Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
Wyman’s team released a statement on his condition via his website Tuesday, saying:
Bill has released a message to his fans, who have been left upset about the news about Bill’s health and battle with cancer.
Bill has revealed that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer – and the news has understandably caught fans unaware and who have been saddened and concerned by the news of Bill’s battle. In response, Bill’s team have released an official statement to his fans:
Bill has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in the early stages.
Please post your wishes and support on this site, and we all wish Bill a speedy recovery and a return to full health as soon as possible. Our thoughts are with Bill and his family during this time.
A separate message on his Facebook page said:
Bill has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.
He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in the early stages. – BWHQ
Bill Wyman was a member of the Rolling Stones from 1972 until 1993 and has since recorded and toured with his own Bill Wyman’s Rhythm Kings along as a solo artist. His latest release is last year’s Back to Basics.
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