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    Wed, 23 Jul 2014 12:19:08

    Drummer Kenny Jones Reveals Cancer Fight - He is a veteran of The Who + The Faces

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    • The Who - LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who perform onstage as they attend The 50th Anniversary Photocall of The Who at Ronnie Scott's on June 30, 2014 in London, England.
    • The Who - LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 30: Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of The Who perform onstage as he attends The 50th Anniversary Photocall of The Who at Ronnie Scott's on June 30, 2014 in London, England.

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    Rock vet Kenney Jones revealed that he had been battling prostate cancer. He appears to be on the mend.

    The drummer, who has done time with The Who and The Faces, learned he was sick last September, which is when his mother, who was 89 at the time, was dying. What a double blow.

    "It's been a huge shock and I had some dark moments," Jones told The Daily Mail.

    Jones has been undergoing an innovative treatment called brachytherapy, which is a form of internal radiotherapy.

    Jones is in recovery and is working to raise awareness for the disease.

    "I want to increase awareness – a man dies of prostate cancer every hour in the U.K," Jones said. "Now is the time for me to enjoy my wife and family in a more relaxed way. I intend to live to a ripe old age."

    Amen to that, Kenny Jones.

    What can you do to raise awareness about prostate cancer?

    —Maggie Pannacione
    07.23.14



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