Country music superstar Toby Keith announces he's been fighting stomach cancer


In a statement posted on his verified Twitter そして インスタグラム accounts Sunday, Keith said he was diagnosed with cancer last fall.
I’ve spent the last 6 months receiving chemo, radiation and surgery. これまでのところ, とても良い. I need time to breathe, recover and relax,” the statement says. “I am looking forward to spending time with my family. But I will see the fans sooner than later. I can’t wait. -T”
    による his official website, Keith is due to play the Ribfest in Illinois on June 17.
      He released his latest album — “Peso in my pocket” — last year after taking time out from touring due to the Covid pandemic, the site says.
        に 2021, その後-President Donald Trump awarded Keith the National Medal of Arts, which the National Endowment for the Arts describes asthe highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government.
        Toby Keith is a singer, songwriter, 音楽家, and humanitarian who has completed 11 USO Tours to date. 彼は持っています 32 #1 私たちがやってきたことで閉鎖がないと感じているという事実,” the National Endowment for the Arts said in a January 2021 リリース.
            キース, born in Oklahoma, released his debut album in 1993 and is known for hits includingRed Solo Cup” そして “I Wanna Talk About Me.” 彼の 2002 歌 “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” released in the aftermath of the 9/11 攻撃, made him a household name.
            Keith has performed hundreds of shows for US service members abroad, including in Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as at events for Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama and George W. ブッシュ.