Vivian Campbell Is in Remission From Cancer

Def Leppard guitarist announces successful treatment.

Vivian Campbell Is in Remission From Cancer
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Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell has announced that he is in remission from Hodgkins Lymphoma, " target="_blank" class="midl">Classic Rock reports. "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!

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    Dannym95
    "For anyone who gives a toss" I like how humourous and informal this guy is despite having had treatment for cancer. xD
    Jazz1992
    "That's the good news. The bad news is I no longer have an excuse to not go to the gym." Gotta love him.
    Jesus_Dean
    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." Most of us know this already because Walter White taught us.
    codyjt5150
    Breaking Bad is the greatest tv show ever made. But it's only a TV show. Not a college health class.
    Spadge71
    Just like to say that Vivian did not work with Def Leppard through this. Vivian is not an hired hand anymore, Def Leppard is his home.
    Lightning_Ray
    Great news! Hopefully one day it dissappears for good. And again, always a sport. I remember when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma, he faced the news with fantastic humor.