guitarist Vivian Campbell
has announced that he is in remission from Hodgkins Lymphoma,
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"For anyone who gives a toss: after doing another PET scan and all the other follow-up tests, then getting a second opinion etc, I’m officially in remission from Hodgies.
"That's the good news. The bad news is I no longer have an excuse to not go to the gym."
Campbell has been working with Def Leppard throughout his treatment, appearing with the band during their recent residency in Las Vegas.
The US National Cancer Institute defined the term "in remission"
as "a decrease in or disappearance of signs and symptoms of cancer. In partial remission, some, but not all, signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared. In complete remission, all signs and symptoms of cancer have disappeared, although cancer still may be in the body."
Best regards from Ultimate Guitar go to Vivan Campbell!