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DEF LEPPARD Guitarist's Cancer Is In Remission

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Friday, August 1, 2014 @ 4:40 PM


Vivian Campbell Gives Update

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DEF LEPPARD guitarist Vivian Campbell took to Facebook to post the following update regarding his cancer scare:

"For those of you that give a toss, here's the latest and greatest on my cancer situation. I'm currently in Boston and I did a scan on Tuesday morning. The scan shows that the cancer is in remission.

Great news, but I'm trying not to get too excited about it as I heard that same phrase late last year only to be disappointed again a few months after when it returned.

The plan is to do a stem cell transplant as soon as the tour is finished. However, to keep me in remission my doctors have recommended that I do another, third, round of the chemo (I.C.E.), so I'm back in hospital, all hooked up and doing my rock n' roll drugs. Keef would be most proud!"

DEF LEPPARD/KISS Tour Dates:

  • 8.1 - Mansfield, MA - Xfinity Center
  • 8.2 - Atlantic City, NJ - Boardwalk Hall
  • 8.3 - Camden, NJ - Susquehanna Bank Center
  • 8.5 - Saratoga Springs, NY - Saratoga Performing Arts Center
  • 8.6 - Wantagh, NY - Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre
  • 8.8 - Virginia Beach, VA - Farm Bureau Live at Virginia Beach
  • 8.9 - Scranton, PA - Toyota Pavilion at Montage Mountain
  • 8.10 - Hartford, CT - The Xfinity Theatre
  • 8.12 - Toronto, ON - Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
  • 8.13 - Darien Center, NY - Darien Lake Performing Arts Center
  • 8.15 - East Troy, WI - Alpine Valley Music Theater
  • 8.16 - Tinley Park, IL - First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre
  • 8.17 - Minneapolis, MN - Target Center**
  • 8.20 - Des Moines, IA - Wells Fargo Arena**
  • 8.22 - Noblesville, IN - Klipsch Music Center
  • 8.23 - Clarkston, MI - DTE Energy Music Theatre
  • 8.24 - Burgettstown, PA - First Niagara Pavilion
  • 8.26 - Cuyahoga Falls, OH - Blossom Music Center
  • 8.28 - Maryland Heights, MO - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
  • 8.29 - Tulsa, OK - BOK Center
  • 8.31 - Houston, TX - Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
  • 9.4 – Mexico City, Mexico – The Sports Palace (without KISS)
  • 9.6 – Nuevo Leon, Mexico – Monterrey City Festival, Parque Fundidora (without KISS)


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