Charles Bradley Diagnosed with Stomach Cancer, Cancels All Remaining Shows

"I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”

Charles Bradley took to Facebook yesterday to reveal that he has been diagnosed with stomach cancer. The 67-year old singer is forced to cancel all his upcoming shows to undergo treatment for the disease.

“In the past few months, I have had to cancel a number of shows due to illness, taking me away from my beautiful fans,” Bradley wrote.” My doctors recently discovered a cancerous tumor in my stomach.”

The R&B late-bloomer is staying positive, writing “I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic. I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.”

Read the full statement below.

“In the past few months, I have had to cancel a number of shows due to illness, taking me away from my beautiful fans.

My doctors recently discovered a cancerous tumor in my stomach.

I’m getting the best medical care and we are all extremely optimistic. I will fight through this like I’ve fought through the many other obstacles in my life.

My upcoming tour dates will be postponed so I can concentrate on healing.

Thank you all for understanding. Music is how I share my love with the world, and the love that my fans have given back brings me so much joy. I look forward to seeing your gorgeous faces soon, and to continue to share my love through music.”

We wish Charles Bradley well during his time of healing, and hope to see him soon. Share your thoughts and well-wishes for Bradley on his Facebook page.