Elvis Costello Reveals He Had Surgery for 'Aggressive' Cancer, Cancels Tour Dates
By CBS News
Musician Elvis Costello has canceled the rest of his European summer tour after undergoing surgery for a "small but very aggressive" cancerous tumor. The post-punk singer-songwriter says he needs time to recover after the operation.
The 63-year-old musician said in a statement Friday that he initially thought "normal service had been resumed" but now realized he needed more rest. He said "therefore, I must reluctantly cancel all the remaining engagements of this tour."
He vowed to "return at the soonest opportunity."
Elvis Costello has been forced to cancel the remaining 6 dates of his current European tour on medical grounds. His doctor has strongly advised him to take a break from his current tour itinerary and rest. Please click here for more information - https://t.co/tEqHUo5l5o