Tom Parker from The Wanted has posted a health update as he continues to fight cancer.
Tom appeared on The One Show last night (October 13), telling hosts Ronan Keating and Sam Quek that he had been through “the darkest moment of my life.”
Tom revealed in October 2020 that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, an inoperable and incurable brain tumor.
He recently underwent 30 rounds of radiation therapy, and after that treatment, he revealed how he is doing now.
Tom Parker Issues An Update On Cancer
The Wanted favorite was asked how he feels now and, referring to his treatment, said, “Now that it’s all over, so much the better.”
When you face adversity, you either rise or fall.
He added: “To be honest, that was probably the darkest moment of my life.
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“It is traveling every day to receive treatment and being under that machine and receiving an explosion of radiation, it is very intense.
“They were dark days. For me it was like never ending, “he added.
‘You do what comes naturally and you fight’
Tom also revealed how he manages to stay so positive in the face of a terminal illness.
He told Ronan and Sam, “Keep going.
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“When you face adversity, you either rise or fall.
“If any of us are in that position, do whatever comes naturally to you and fight.”
And Tom certainly has a lot to fight for.
Who is Tom Parker married to?
In July 2018, Tom married Kelsey Hardwick, a dancer and actress.
The couple had been engaged for two years before saying “I do” in the picturesque grounds of Ridge Farm in Surrey.
A year after their wedding, Tom and Kelsey welcomed their first child into the world.
They named their daughter Aurelia Rose.
Tom and Kelsey had their second child, a son named Bodhi, in November 2020.
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