CMT Hot 20 Countdown recently asked American country music star Toby Keith about his health. Keith was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2021, and in June 2022, he talked about his fight with the disease in an interview.
Keith had to cancel his Country Comes to Town tour because of his diagnosis. He talked to the interviewer about his treatment and recovery.
Before leaving Mercury Records in 1998 and moving on to RCA Records, Keith released four studio albums for the label, including 1993’s Toby Keith, 1994’s Boomtown, 1996’s Blue Moon, 1997’s Dream Walkin’, and a Greatest Hits collection.
His first album, “Should’ve Been a Cowboy,” peaked at number one on the country charts and became the most-played country song of the 1990s.
Since it came out, the song has been played more than three million times, according to Broadcast Music Incorporated.
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Toby Keith’s Health Update During Stomach Cancer
Toby Keith’s recent interview with CMT Hot 20 Countdown was his first after he told people he had stomach cancer. He said that he felt very weak and that he needed rest and time to fully recover from the condition.
During Toby Keith’s health update, he talked about his condition and what he was doing in the meantime. He said he went to get treatment for six months, which included chemo, radiation, and surgery.
He said that he spent too much time with his family to spend any more time on it.
Toby Keith later shared another post that thanked fans for all their love and support. He also said he will see them “sooner rather than later” and that he “can’t wait.”
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The CEO of Barclays Has Been Told He Has Cancer and Will Go to New York City for Treatment.
CEO of the London-based international bank Barclays, C.S. Venkatakrishnan, said that he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma and will get treatment at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York for 12 to 16 weeks.
Venkatakrishnan said that he plans to keep working and doing his job as CEO while he is getting treatment for blood cancer, which he hopes will be cured.
“The good news is that the problem was found early, and scans and biopsies have shown that it is very localized,” he told CNN. “The doctors told me that my outlook is good and that their treatment plan will help me get better.”