Toby Keith, a country music performer, has revealed that he has had stomach cancer since the second half of the previous year, but that he has finished his treatment and will soon start performing again. Keith shared information about his cancer diagnosis on his official Twitter and Instagram accounts. He claimed that he was diagnosed with stomach cancer in the fall of 2017.
He wrote a post in which he discussed his feelings over the battle he has been waging for the past six months against cancer. He disclosed to his fans that he was receiving treatment for cancer including chemotherapy, operations, and radiation therapy. In his message, he also mentioned that he is currently unwinding, getting better from his illness, and spending time with his family. His justification encompassed all of this. Yet, he will soon get the chance to interact with his supporters.
About Keith and his participation in the music industry
Before opting to pursue a career in music, Keith, who was born and raised in Oklahoma, worked in the oil industry and as a quarterback for USFL football teams. Mercury’s first album under his own name was published in 1993 and went on to sell over a million copies and became a commercial success.
The primary element influencing Keith’s reputation is the conservatism of his political views. “Courtesy of the Red, White, and Blue (The Angry American),” one of his most well-known songs, was released in 2002 and was partially influenced by the September 11 terrorist attacks.
Keith’s songs are regarded as some of the best in the country music genre and have received widespread praise. His most recent CD, “Peso in My Pocket,” has the country song “Old School,” which peaked in the top 25.
In November 2017, Keith received recognition as he was admitted to the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. At the Heroes Honor Festival recently held at the Daytona International Speedway, he gave a performance.
The forthcoming Keith performance might not go on as planned.
Keith has been diagnosed with cancer, so he won’t be singing at any of his future gigs for a while, according to his publicist Elaine Schock. This Friday was the scheduled start date for his previous tour. Keith was scheduled to begin a tour in promotion of his new album, “Peso in My Pocket,” on June 17, and the tour was also planned to make other stops. Although the concert was scheduled to take place at the Ohio State Fair on July 28, no official statement has been made regarding its status, including whether it will be continued, postponed, or canceled.
Also, Keith has a history of supporting young people battling cancer. According to the organization’s website, the Toby Keith Foundation was established in 2006 with the intention of aiding children with cancer.