Former Oasis guitarist Bonehead has given fans an update following cancer treatment.
The musician, whose real name is Paul Arthurs, was diagnosed with tonsil cancer earlier this year.
On Friday (June 24) he wrote on Twitter updating fans on the progress of his treatment and saying he is now “in recovery”.
“Quick update,” he wrote. “Today I completed my treatment, 30 radiation sessions and two chemotherapy sessions.
“I’m feeling the pain right now but I’m in recovery and it can only get better from here. I cannot thank the team that supported and treated me enough at The Christie.”
He had undergone treatment at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester.
“Doctors, radiologists, dieticians, speech and language. You all really made it that much easier,” he continued. “I will forever look back on what you all did with a hand on my heart. Many Thanks.
“I’ll be back at the end of September for a scan to check if everything is ok, but it’s in recovery mode now. There are still a tough couple of weeks ahead, but I will make it.”
He then thanked his fans for their messages of support.
“There are so many every day and I read them all,” he said. “You mean a lot to me, so thank you for that.”
Bonehead was a founding member of Oasis. He announced he was leaving the group in 1999 during the recording of Oasis’ fourth album. Standing on the shoulders of giantsand stated that he wanted to spend more time with his family.
He has continued to work with Liam Gallagher over the years and was set to perform with him this summer.
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