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Legendary Guitarist Campbell In Remission Again From Hodgkin's
In what has become a see-saw battle, guitarist Vivian Campbell is reporting that his Hodgkin's lymphoma has once again been put into remission.
The Def Leppard guitarist first reported that he had been diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma back in June of 2013.
Five months later, fans learned that doctors declared the legendary guitarist to be in remission from the disease.
Six months after that, Campbell revealed that his Hodgkin's had returned and that he would undergo additional treatment.
Less than three months later, Campbell is now reporting on his Facebook page that, although still undergoing treatments, he has once again been told he is in remission:
For those of you that give a toss, here’s the latest and greatest on my cancer situation. I’m currently in Boston and I did a scan on Tuesday morning. The scan shows that the cancer is in remission. Great news, but I’m trying not to get too excited about it as I heard that same phrase late last year only to be disappointed again a few months after when it returned. The plan is to do a stem cell transplant as soon as the tour is finished. However, to keep me in remission my doctors have recommended that I do another, 3rd, round of the chemo (I.C.E.), so I’m back in hospital, all hooked up and doing my rock n’ roll drugs…