Dire Straits' John Illsley Kept His Cancer Battle Private
Some of the songs on his new album were written from a hospital bed, where John as successfully treated using stem cells from his sister. John tells the Mail on Sunday:
"I remember sitting in the doctor's office with my wife and being told that I had cancer. I asked for the bottom line and bluntly the doctor said I probably had 10 years left. I have to say that brought me up quite short." more on this story
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