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Entertainment Eddie Van Halen traveling to Germany to treat throat cancer

00:45  14 october  2019
00:45  14 october  2019 Source:   wonderwall.com

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Eddie Van Halen has been flying between the United States and Germany to get treatment for throat cancer and we've learned he's been Seems Eddie would cradle the pick in his mouth, and he's been told that could well have been the source of the cancer , despite the fact he was a heavy smoker.

The rocker has reportedly been travelling between the United States and Germany for treatment over the last five years. He was a heavy smoker but he thinks the cancer could be the result Eddie , widely considered to be one of the finest musicians of his generation, was diagnosed with cancer in 2000

Eddie Van Halen has been suffering from throat cancer for years, and he's been quietly flying between the United States and Germany for treatment, according to a new report.

Eddie Van Halen holding a guitar: Eddie Van Halen is seen at Ak-Chin Pavillion, in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 28, 2015. © Rick Scuteri/Invision/AP/Shutterstock Eddie Van Halen is seen at Ak-Chin Pavillion, in Phoenix, Arizona, on Sept. 28, 2015.

TMZ reported on Sunday that the rocker believes he developed the cancer from a metal guitar pick that he used more than 20 years ago. Eddie would supposedly cradle the pick in his mouth, and doctors have told him that could have been the source of the cancer. Eddie was also a heavy smoker for years.

According to the report, Eddie, 64, was diagnosed nearly 20 years ago. Back in 2000, shortly after he was diagnosed, doctors removed around a third of his tongue. There have also been times the cancer cells migrated down to his throat, TMZ says, and doctors have had to scrape them out.

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The rocker has reportedly been travelling between the United States and Germany for treatment over the last five years. The musician was treated for tongue cancer in 2000, resulting in surgery which removed a Van Halen has flown to Germany for five years to get radiation treatment , TMZ reported.

Eddie Van Halen , pictured in 2017, is reportedly suffering from throat cancer and has been travelling between the United States and Germany for treatment over the last five years. The veteran rocker, pictured in 1980, believes he contracted the disease after years of sucking on his metal guitar pick

Eddie Van Halen standing on a sidewalk: Eddie Van Halen is seen at the Studio City Farmers Market in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 2017. © Shutterstock Eddie Van Halen is seen at the Studio City Farmers Market in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 2017.

The rock legend has been flying to and from Germany for five years to get radiation, and he believes it's worked to keep his vitals in check.

In an interview with Billboard in 2015, Eddie spoke about his health.

"I used metal picks - they're brass and copper - which I always held in my mouth, in the exact place where I got the tongue cancer," he said. "Plus, I basically live in a recording studio that's filled with electromagnetic energy. So that's one theory. I mean, I was smoking and doing a lot of drugs and a lot of everything. But at the same time, my lungs are totally clear. This is just my own theory, but the doctors say it's possible."

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Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen has reportedly been diagnosed with throat cancer , a new report claims. In a story post by TMZ early Sunday morning, the outlet claimed Eddie has been battling the ailment for the past 5 years by secretly travelling to Germany for radiation treatments .

EDDIE VAN HALEN , the lead guitarist of rock group Van Halen , is reportedly suffering with throat cancer , which he is said to believe could Eddie Van Halen , 64, was diagnosed with cancer nearly 20 years ago but has since been travelling between the United States and Germany for treatment

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