Rikki Rockett of Poison has Cancer

Poison drummer Rikki Rockett has revealed that he has been getting chemotherapy and radiation treatment for an oral cancer...

Rikki Rockett: “I kind of clammed up for a while, ‘cause I really didn’t know what was going on, nobody did. So, June, I kind of got sick. I had this horrible cold, sore-throat thing, and they were scoping me and they were doing biopsies, and nothing was coming up. Finally a doctor at USC did a biopsy and took a look and he said, 'I believe you have oral cancer’. And what it was is a tumor at the base of my tongue… This is very similar to Bruce Dickinson, very similar to Michael Douglas, similar to Tom Hamilton, as far as I know - I don't know the details of his. And two adjacent lymph nodes that it kind of… Normally, it does spread to the lymph nodes; that's typical. That's how you find out you have it ninety percent of the time. I kind of freaked out, and I got this news before Brandon (Gibbs) and I went on stage before Farm Rock

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