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Sum 41’s Dave Baksh has cancerous tumor removed: “As of now I’m cancer free”

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Sum 41 guitarist Dave “Brownsound” Baksh is now “cancer free” after having surgery to remove what turned out to be a malignant tumor.

“Around March I found a lump and had it checked out,” Baksh writes in an Instagram post. “Within two weeks I went through surgery in order to get rid of a tumor that ended up being #cancer.”

Baksh adds that his “brush with this serious disease was very short lived,” while thanking his doctors, as well as his family and friends.

“Something incredible that this disease taught me was how many amazing and supportive people I have in my life,” Baksh writes. “I’m beyond thankful for you and I’m forever in your debt.”

He continues, “As of now I’m cancer free and ready to enjoy tour life again with a fresh perspective on everything.”

Said tour life includes Sum 41’s Blame Canada tour alongside Simple Plan, which just kicked off last week.

Meanwhile, Sum 41 has also been prepping a new, double album titled Heaven and Hell.

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