Def Leppard Guitarist Vivian Campbell Undergoing Cancer Treatment

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Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell

Def Leppard fans were taken aback today when guitarist Vivian Campbell announced he’d been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Campbell, 50, has received about two months of treatment, including chemotherapy, but is planning to hit the road with bandmates for a summer tour.

Campbell released a statement, thanking his loved ones for support. He also explained the status of his health and expressed enthusiasm for the upcoming shows. Judging from the statement, fans should expect Campbell to be in good spirits as he rocks out onstage.

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