Brian May celebrates Cancer all clear. The legendary We Will Rock You. Queen guitarist celebrated with a cup of tea. The sixty six year old had been given the news last week by specialists confirming that he was all clear.
“Hey, I know how to rock!” joked the relieved guitarist. On Friday following a biopsy doctors found “some small possible problem areas” on his prostate. However he posted on his blog overnight, he told fans: “I got a great phone call from my specialist this evening.
“He said, ‘I have great news … we did not find any cancer cells’. So, finally, as far as that vital organ is concerned, I am –thank God – in the clear. It’s a great relief. I celebrated in the studio with a cup of tea.”
Lat month May had revealed that he was to get tests done following suffering severe back pain. He said:
“The scans showed up all kinds of mechanical disc and vertebra problems that might be the cause, but there were also some abnormalities in the bones – things that the report said needed urgent attention.
“So I’ve been having a succession of blood tests, ultrasounds, and various kinds of scans, to see if they could rule out various kinds of cancer.” He added: “On hearing the ‘C’ word something happens inside you.
“I’ve seen so many of my dear friends fighting it… and my dad lost his battle at exactly the age I am now.”
Following letting the news out about his Cancer, May has been getting numerous messages of get well. Raising thousands of dollars for cancer research and was given a CBE in 2005 for services to the music industry and his charity work.