The Wanted’s Tom Parker diagnosed with brain tumor

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Glioblastoma is a deadly brain cancer and one of the most aggressive cancers in adults. Parker told OK! It’s the same type of cancer Senator John McCain was diagnosed with in 2017, and later died from. “They’ve been amazing.”
First published on October 12, 2020 / 11:37 AM There’s no easy way to say this but I’ve sadly been diagnosed with a Brain Tumour and I’m already undergoing treatment. The singer suffered a seizure in July and was put on a waiting list for an MRI, according to BBC News. He was later rushed to the hospital after suffering another seizure, and after three days of tests he was diagnosed with the brain tumor. Hardwick is pregnant with the couple’s second child. The Wanted’s Tom Parker diagnosed with inoperable brain tumor at 32 years old

By Caitlin O’Kane

October 12, 2020 / 1:40 PM
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Tom Parker, a member of the popular U.K. “We are all absolutely devastated but we are gonna fight this all the way. magazine he has begun chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment and that he’s “going to fight this all the way.””There are so many stories of people who were given a bad prognosis and are still here five, 10, even 15 years later,” he said. His wife added that his bandmates from The Wanted have rallied around him. We don’t want your sadness, we just want love and positivity and together we will raise awareness of this terrible disease and look for all available treatment options. We are all absolutely devastated but we are gonna fight this all the way. magazine, the 32-year-old opened up about being diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma. 

Parker said he found out about his tumor six weeks ago, and that he is “still in shock.” “I knew something wasn’t right, but I never expected it to be this,” he told the magazine. Get Breaking News Delivered to Your Inbox

Because of coronavirus restrictions, Parker’s wife, actress Kelsey Hardwick, was not allowed to be with him in the hospital during his tests. Tom and Kelsey xxx @ok_mag A post shared by Tom Parker (@tomparkerofficial) on Oct 11, 2020 at 11:08pm PDT
“There’s no easy way to say this but I’ve sadly been diagnosed with a Brain Tumour and I’m already undergoing treatment,” Parker disclosed in an Instagram post. In an interview with OK! At the time of McCain’s diagnosis, CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. View this post on Instagram Hey guys, you know that we’ve both been quiet on social media for a few weeks and it’s time to tell you why. We decided, after a lot of thought, that rather than hiding away and trying to keep it a secret, we would do one interview where we could lay out all the details and let everyone know the facts in our own way. Jon LaPook explained the severity.”The problem with glioblastoma is at the time that it is discovered, there are almost always microscopic cells that have spread elsewhere in the brain because it spreads along the nerve cells,” LaPook said on CBSN’s “Red & Blue.” “Despite all the research that’s been going on, we haven’t made adequate progress,” he added.Some of the symptoms of glioblastoma include headache, general malaise, and visual problems like double vision. They are already parents to 16-month-old Aurelia. “I’m going to be here,” he said. magazine interview, Parker said he was determined to remain positive. boy band The Wanted, has been diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. We don’t want your sadness, we just want love and positivity and together we will raise awareness of this terrible disease and look for all available treatment options.”In the OK! Jay McGuinness and Max George have visited the couple, Hardwick said. “Siva [Kaneswaran] and Nathan [Sykes] obviously live a lot further away, but all four of the boys have been texting regularly and sending through different articles and possible treatments and therapies that they’re all reading about,” Hardwick said.