Country music star Toby Keith announces he has stomach cancer – Alfajr News

Country musician Toby Keith, 60, has announced that he has stomach cancer.

The country music star, whose songs include Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue, announced in an Instagram post on Sunday (June 12).

The I Love This Bar singer is undergoing chemotherapy and treatment, assuring fans that they are doing well.

Keith provided a healthy update to his fans, who enjoyed his latest tour performance after the release of his new album Weight in My Pocket.

Sharing the announcement on Instagram, the country star began: “Last fall I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. I have spent the past six months receiving chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery.”

Singer Whiskey Girl made an announcement on Instagram on Sunday (June 12)
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“So far, so good. I need time to breathe, recover and relax.”

He added, “I am looking forward to spending this time with my family.

But sooner or later I will see the fans. I can not wait”.

Fans and fans, including famous faces, were quick to send their wishes to the musician.

American TV star Taylor Cusack wrote, “Pray for you,” while actor Chris Thunder wrote, “A huge prayer for you,” followed by an emoji with a heart in prayer and black.

“I need time to breathe, recover and relax,” he told the fans.
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One fan also wrote, “We miss you and love Toby! First take care of yourself.”

“You are so lovable. We know you can beat it. Another said.

Long before his diagnosis, Keith was known to be a strong supporter of cancer-related charities.

The Toby Keith Foundation, founded in 2006, provides support to children battling cancer.

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Fans shared their good wishes on social media
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The As Good as I Once Was singer became a favorite country singer in the early ’90s, but he got his big break when he released the single How Do You Like Me Now? in 1999.

On January 13, 2021, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts by United States President Donald Trump.

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