Black Sabbath, Dio singer Ronnie James Dio gives cancer update

Frontman was diagnosed with stomach cancer in November

Black Sabbath, Dio singer Ronnie James Dio gives cancer update

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Black Sabbath and Dio singer Ronnie James Dio has given an update on his battle with cancer.

Diagnosed with stomach cancer in November, Dio's wife and manager, Wendy has revealed the progress of his recovery.

"[He] has had a few hiccups between Christmas and New Year's," she said in a statement to fans. "[He has] had a blood clot, a trip to the emergency room, and a three-day stay at the hospital."

Despite the "hiccups", she added that "Ronnie had his third chemotherapy treatment, and all seems to be going well."

The singer, who replaced Ozzy Osbourne in Black Sabbath in 1979, currently fronts Heaven & Hell and Dio.




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