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Eddie Montgomery to Undergo Prostate Cancer Surgery in December

November 20, 2010 04:12:34 GMT

The Montgomery Gentry's star has confirmed that he suffers prostate cancer, telling his fans 'I will be undergoing surgery to remove the cancerous tumor in December.'


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Montgomery Gentry star Eddie Montgomery has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The country star, who fronts the duo with his longtime collaborator Troy Gentry, has confirmed the news in a statement to fans and revealed he will undergo surgery in December.

He says, "Yes, rumors have started. And the truth is I have recently been diagnosed with prostate cancer. I will be undergoing surgery to remove the cancerous tumor in December. I will be back in January ready to rock for all the fans! Please keep my family and I in your prayers."

The band is currently on tour in Canada, with dates scheduled to wrap up in early December.


 




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