Heartthrob Ann Wilson opens up about her battle with cancer

Ann Wilson underwent surgery to remove a tumor. All pending cardiac tour dates have been postponed due to preventive chemotherapy treatment (Photo by George Ross/Getty Images)

Leader of a famous rock band the heart, Ann Wilson, announced that she had been diagnosed with cancer. Due to this situation, the group has decided to postpone all dates of their 2024 tour.

The 74-year-old singer announced the news to her followers on Tuesday, July 2 via her Instagram account.

“Dear friends, recently I had surgery to remove something that turned out to be cancerous.. The surgery was a success and I feel greatBut my doctors are now advising me to undergo a course of preventive chemotherapy, and I have decided to do so,” Wilson wrote.

Due to this medical recommendation, the American artist will be away from the stage for the rest of the year to focus on her recovery. This means postponing the tour Royal flushA tour that was scheduled to begin in Cleveland on July 30 and end in December.

Via Instagram, Ann confirmed that she plans to return to the stage in 2025 after her recovery (Credit: Instagram/AnnWilson)

“I wish we could do these concerts. Please know that I plan to return to the stage in 2025. My team is arranging those details and will let you know soon,” the singer said.

In her message, Ann thanked her followers for their understanding and assured them it was a “pause”. “I have so much more to sing“, he wrote.

The news comes after Heart canceled their European tour in May, a decision “Ann Wilson needed an emergency medical treatment”. At the time, the band reported that the artist's minimum recovery time was six weeks.

Anne's sister and fellow Hart member Nancy Wilson promised rescheduled tour dates would be announced soon (Credit: Douglas Mason/WireImage)

Wilson has received expressions of solidarity from fans the heart, and other figures from the show. Comedian Lonnie Love Commenting on Instagram: “You can do it, Ann! Get well soon. “I pray for your recovery.” actress Amy Sedaris And actor Mark Hamill They expressed their congratulations to the singer through social networks.

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Ann did not specify what type of cancer was diagnosed; He concluded his statement by noting that He would never speak publicly about the matter again..

For its part, Nancy WilsonAnn's younger sister and Heart member also assured the band's fans that the move was merely a postponement of shows and not an outright cancellation of the tour.

“We are happy to inform you that the Heart Tour is still going ahead, but we have to take a temporary hiatus and postpone the rest of the tour dates for now. Revised dates are coming, so stay tuned,” the guitarist wrote on his Instagram account.

The band celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2023 and the Royal Flush tour will be their first in nearly five years (Credit: Steve Rapport/Getty Images)

the heart, which was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013, is a rock band that has demonstrated a remarkable ability to reinvent itself over the years. They reunited in 2019 after a three-year hiatus and celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2023.

Ann Wilson, Chair of the Committee, is recognized One of the best heavy metal singers ever, by Special Press. Alongside his work with Heart, he has three solo albums: Trust & Pride (2007), Immortal (2018) and Fierce Please (2022).

On the other hand, Hart's last album project was “Beautiful Broken” released in 2016. Royal flush This is the first tour organized by the band in almost five years.

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