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Wilko Johnson Announces Post Cancer Comeback Show


. (Classic Rock) Wilko Johnson has confirmed his comeback show after being cured of the cancer that was expected to kill him. The former Dr Feelgood guitarist will perform a fundraising show for Addenbrooke's hospital, where he received the pioneering surgery that saved his life.

His first full-length concert since he underwent the procedure takes place at the Junction, Cambridge, on March 6. Johnson announced in early 2013 that he'd been diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer and was expected to be dead by October of that year. Doctors became curious at his relatively good health after the date had passed and, he underwent a groundbreaking operation in May 2014.

In November last year he admitted he was struggling to accept he'd survived, saying: "I'd dealt with this last year by absolutely accepting, never entertaining false hope, never pursuing any cures or anything. I thought, 'I'm going to go and I'm going to make the most of what I've got left.' Read more here.

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