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Aerosmith Show Goes on As Bass Player Fights Cancer

August 25, 2006 (5:13 am) GMT
Aerosmith bass player has been diagnosed with throat cancer, but is expected to rejoin his bandmates on the road by mid-October.

American rock band keeps rolling on their upcoming fall tour despite the fact that its bass player, Tom Hamilton, has been diagnosed with throat cancer.

Hamilton, who has just completed a seven-week course of radiation treatment, is expected to rejoin his bandmates on the road by mid-October, so a spokeswoman said on Thursday August 24th.

On the forthcoming tour with , Hamilton's place will be taken by David Hull, a longtime friend of the band who played in the Joe Perry Project.

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