The Wanted’s Tom Parker diagnosed with ‘terminal’ brain cancer

The Wanted‘s band member Tom Parker was recently diagnosed with a detrimental disease. The member of the British-Irish boy band, which has given hit songs like “Glad you came” and “All Time Low”, revealed on the 12th Of October 2020 about his condition.

Tom Parker’s Instagram post announcing his health conditions

In an interview with OK! Magazine, Parker clarified that the disease is stage four glioblastoma.

Parker, 32, told OK! that he’d been suffering through seizures. He was in utter shock upon learning the results of his tests. Glioblastoma is one of the most aggressive forms of cancer that begins with the brain. It is known to be very rare. It affects an estimated 13,000 people in the United States every year. Surplus, there are no known methods as of yet to cure this disease. Senators John McCain and Ted Kennedy were both diagnosed with and eventually died from the disease.

He stated that “They’ve said it’s terminal,” about his prognosis. Furthermore, “It was a lot to deal with by myself. I still haven’t processed it.” said Parker. The singer, along with his wife, is expecting the birth of their second child. They are parents to a 15-month-old daughter. He said that he would be undergoing chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatment.

According to his interview with OK! Tom’s bandmates from The Wanted, particularly, have been an immense source of comfort and have been in regular contact with Tom.

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