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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. © 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.
Sir Rod Stewart reveals secret prostate cancer battle
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© Shutterstock Eddie Van Halen is seen at the Studio City Farmers Market in Los Angeles on Aug. 13, 2017.
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
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
Lil' Kim and more music stars win big at the BET Hip Hop Awards
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Ginger Baker, Cream's volatile drummer, dies at 80
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Rihanna confirms she turned down Super Bowl Halftime Show offer
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Celine Dion Postpones Montreal Tour Dates Due To Throat Virus: ‘I Feel Like I’m Letting You Down’
Celine Dion can’t help but feel guilty for letting her fans down. The iconic Canadian songstress has been forced to cancel two upcoming concert dates in Montreal thanks to a throat virus. The Oct. 4 and Oct. 5 Courage World Tour dates at the Bell Centre have been rescheduled for Feb. 18 and Feb. 19. RELATED: Celine Dion Responds To Body Shamers"I think I'll start by saying I'm sorry Montreal," Dion said in a video posted to her official Facebook. "I'm so sorry for disappointing you. It's hard just waiting to get better and I feel like I'm letting you down. I know it's because of you that I can do what I love.
Rock. The icon previously contracted tongue cancer 20 years ago. Eddie Van Halen is reportedly undergoing surgery for throat cancer . It comes 20 years after the guitar icon had treatment for tongue cancer .
Eddie Van Halen : 5 Things To Know About The Legendary Guitarist Suffering From Throat Cancer . Eddie Van Halen , 64, has been flying back and forth between the United States and Germany for years to get treatment for throat cancer and has managed to keep it quiet, according to TMZ.
Drake fires back at his father's claims that he lied about their relationship
Rap superstar Drake has long had a strained relationship with his father, Dennis Graham, though they've worked through many of their issues. But now there's fresh drama: On Oct. 1, Dennis spoke to Nick Cannon on Power 106 FM about how he is often portrayed in the rapper's music. "I said, 'Drake, why are you saying all of this different stuff about me, man? This is not cool,'" Dennis said, claiming that Drake responded, "Dad, it sells records." Drake followed up with a statement on Oct. 8, telling fans he was "so hurt" by his dad's claims. "Every bar I ever spit was the truth and the truth is hard for some people to accept," the music star added.
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Ozzy Osbourne vows to make triumphant return to the stage
Ozzy Osbourne has assured fans that he is not dying after he again had to postpone his European tour -- which was set to kick off in January 2020. On Oct. 9, Ozzy's team released a video showing the rocker acting like his usual self and explaining the second postponement. "I'm just here to give you an update of my progression with this f------ neck thing I've got," Ozzy said in the video, which was shared on his social media pages. The iconic rock star vowed to his European fans that he will make it up to them. In April, Ozzy canceled all of his 2019 concerts. His North American tour is still slated to begin in May 2020.
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Edward Lodewijk Van Halen (born January 26, 1955) is a Dutch-American musician, songwriter, and producer. He is the main songwriter and founder—with brother and drummer Alex Van Halen
Eddie Van Halen has reached the top of the guitar world, but the long road of hard partying on his way to numerous hit records, has finally caught up with him. Recently Eddie checked in to a hospital to undergo treatment for cancer symptoms in his mouth, specifically on his tongue. A heavy drinker and
Miley Cyrus hospitalized with tonsillitis ahead of charity event
Miley Cyrus took to Instagram on Oct. 8 to announce that she had been hospitalized with a case of tonsillitis and might be forced to miss an upcoming charity concert. The singer tweeted, "Trying to heal as quick as I can to make it to Gorillapalooza w @TheEllenShow @PortiaDeRossi @BrunoMars this weekend!" Gorillapalooza is a charity event hosted by Ellen DeGeneres and her wife in Los Angeles to raise money for gorilla conservation.
Eagles to play "Hotel California" album in its entirety on tour
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KISS to jump the shark for underwater concert in Australia
Kiss has decided to jump the shark -- literally! On Oct. 3, the legendary band announced that that they will perform an underwater concert in Port Lincoln, South Australia, for eight lucky fans and a group of great whites. The first-of-its-kind concert is part of Airbnb's new "Animal Experiences" travel option and all proceeds will go to charity. "Since we're going to be in Australia, it gives a whole new meaning to doing a concert down under," said Paul Stanley, the band's rhythm guitarist and co-vocalist.
'I've got this': West Island teacher turns breast cancer fight into one-woman play .
Tracey McKee says two years after her cancer diagnosis, she's still learning to cope with the emotional toll. She'll perform her play at John Abbott College on Nov. 9, to benefit the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre. She wanted to find a way to give back to this organization that helped her so much, so she's staging a one-woman play about her experience, as a fundraiser.Tickets are $40 for the one-woman show, which runs for one night only, and all proceeds will be donated to the wellness centre.McKee has a background in theatre, but she's the first to admit she's never performed anything like this before.