Daryl Braithwaite On The Road To Recovery After Tumour Removed - Noise11.com
Daryl Braithwaite performs at One Electric Day at Werribee Park in the grounds of the Werribee mansion on Sunday 29 November 2015. Photo by Ros O'Gorman

Daryl Braithwaite at One Electric Day photo by Ros O'Gorman

Daryl Braithwaite On The Road To Recovery After Tumour Removed

by Paul Cashmere on February 5, 2017

in News

Daryl Braithwaite expects to return to active duty next weekend following his operation for the removal of a “golf ball size tumour”.

Daryl had been in hospital before the start of the Red Hot Summer tour in Mulwala in January and checked himself out of hospital the day before the tour was due to begin. It was a bad decision.

At the end of Daryl’s performance on January 7 he was rushed back to hospital following complications from the strain he put on his body after the operation. That has meant he has had to miss all of the Red Hot Summer show through until yesterday in Port Macquarie but he is out of hospital now and expects to return to the tour next weekend (February 11) in Mt Gambier.

In a Facebook post on Saturday Daryl updated fans about his condition:

Saturday 4 February 2017 : 3:44 pm
Good afternoon

On December 5th last year, I had an operation to remove a benign golf ball size tumour from my abdomen along with my spleen.

Since then I have been back to Hospital 3 times because of the infection, the last visit was 16 days, after which I came home last Wednesday.

I am making a good recovery on oral antibiotics and look forward to playing at Mt Gambier and The St Kilda Festival next weekend.

My sincere thanks to my Family and friends and my Band members and tech crew who have been very patient and understanding, along with all the phone calls, text messages, flowers and emails I received from fellow musicians and music industry people.

Also thanks to the many get well wishes that I received from supporters on Facebook and by hand written cards.

My thanks to all the nursing staff, radiologists, orderlies, food suppliers and Doctors at Cabrini Hospital Malvern who made me feel well.
Last but not least….. Thanks to James Reyne for his friendship, support and wisdom… I think he now likes “The Horses”
Sincere thanks .…. Daryl x

The Black Sorrows filled in for Daryl at the Mornington Shows, Ross Wilson performed for Daryl in Ballarat last weekend and Jon Stevens filled the spot in Part Macquarie in Saturday.

Noise11.com
The X Studio

Related Posts

Ozzy Osbourne Black Sabbath photo by Ros O'Gorman
Ozzy Osbourne Gets Into The Make-up Biz

Ozzy Osbourne has his own make-up collection. Rock and Roll Beauty will distributed the Osbourne make-up known as The Ozzy Osbourne Collection.

4 hours ago
Roger Waters played Rod Laver Arena Melbourne on Saturday 10 February 2018. Roger Waters is performing his Us and Them Australian tour. Photo Ros O'Gorman
Roger Waters Claims He Is Now On A Ukrainian Hit List

Roger Waters has claimed he's on a Ukrainian "kill list" after his comments on the Russian invasion.

13 hours ago
Leo Sayer photo by Ros OGorman
Leo Sayer Is Back In The UK Celebrating 50 Years In the Biz

Leo Sayer has been making up for lost lockdown time in the UK with his 50th Anniversary tour now in full swing and dates set through to 12 November.

1 day ago
The Doobie Brothers Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons. Photo by Ros O'Gorman
The Doobies Brothers To Perform for Bluesfest With Michael McDonald

The Doobie Brothers will perform in Australia for Bluesfest in 2023 with Michael McDonald back in the band.

1 day ago
Royal Mint AC/DC Box Vol II
Royal Mint Release AC/DC Coin Collection Volume II

The Australian Royal Mint will release a second edition of AC/DC coins this month.

1 day ago
Loretta Lynn
Loretta Lynn Dies At Age 90

Legendary country singer Loretta Lynn has died at the age of 90.

2 days ago
Al Di Meola photo by Nathan Thomas supplied by Live Nation
Al Di Meola Joined Return To Forever At 18 With A Little Help From His Friends

Legendary guitarist Al Di Meola credits the tenacity of a friend for getting him into Return For Forever with Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke at the age of 19.

2 days ago