Star Country Singer Toby Keith Discloses His Cancer Diagnosis

The 60-year-old gem artist on Sunday took his Twitter account to reveal the shocking news of his stomach cancer illness.

Singer’s Twitter post stated, “Last fall, I was diagnosed with stomach cancer.” Keith also cited his recovery status as he wrote, “I’ve spent the last six months receiving chemo, radiation, and surgery. So far, so good. I need time to breathe, recover and relax.” Even in this difficult time, Keith loves his fans by adding, “I am looking forward to spending this time with my family, but I will see the fans sooner than later. I can’t wait.”

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About the sparkling singer Toby Keith-

The American country singer Toby Keith (born July 8, 1961), known professionally as Keith, had released four studio albums, namely- Toby Keith, Boomtown, Blue moon, and Dream Walkin’, for Mercury Records before leaving it in 1998. 

These albums were a boom in the market and produced several Top Ten singles, including his debut “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” which topped the country charts and was the most-played country song of the 1990s. He has 61 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list, including 20 number one hits and another 21 in the top ten. 

“Beer for My Horses” and “As Good as I Once Was” are two of his longest-running number one hits. The singer’s latest album was ‘Peso in my Pocket,’ released in 2021.

Keith in real life and what was next for him:

In 2006, the country artist founded the Toby Keith Foundation, a non-profit that focuses on providing no-cost accommodation for children with cancer. The charity opened OK Kids Korral in 2014, a free home for Pediatric cancer patients that received treatment at The Children’s Hospital of OU Medical Center. 

Keith had a handful of concert dates between mid-June and early November listed on his official website. As stated by his representatives, these dates might get postponed. Keith is expected to perform at Coachella Crossroads, California, on November 11. 

The singer’s Ohio state fair concert, scheduled for July 28, is also canceled, as confirmed by the fair organizers. The refunds will be shortly available to those who purchased tickets.

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