Beastie Boys’ Adam Yauch Still In Treatment For Cancer

By • Jan 10th, 2011 • Category: Illness/Injury, News

Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys has clarified his current health condition after reports circulated that he had been given the all-clear from cancer.

The rapper released a statement to fans on the group’s email mailing list, stating that reports of him being cancer-free are “exaggerated”. Yauch was diagnosed with cancer of the preaortic gland and lymph node in 2009.

He said:

“While I’m grateful for all the positive energy people are sending my way, reports of my being totally cancer free are exaggerated. I’m continuing treatment, staying optimistic and hoping to be cancer free in the near future.”

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