British singer Tom Parker revealed he has grade four glioblastoma and is undergoing treatment.

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Taking to Instagram Monday, he said, “We decided, after a lot of thought, that rather than hiding away and trying to keep it a secret, we would do one interview where we could lay out all the details and let everyone know the facts in our own way.”

“It’s gonna be a tough battle but with everyone’s love and support, we are going to beat this,” he added.

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Hey guys, you know that we’ve both been quiet on social media for a few weeks and it’s time to tell you why. There’s no easy way to say this but I’ve sadly been diagnosed with a Brain Tumour and I’m already undergoing treatment. We decided, after a lot of thought, that rather than hiding away and trying to keep it a secret, we would do one interview where we could lay out all the details and let everyone know the facts in our own way. We are all absolutely devastated but we are gonna fight this all the way. We don’t want your sadness, we just want love and positivity and together we will raise awareness of this terrible disease and look for all available treatment options. It’s gonna be a tough battle but with everyone’s love and support we are going to beat this. Tom and Kelsey xxx @ok_mag

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In an interview with Britain’s OK! Magazine, Parker said his doctors described his tumor as “the worst case scenario.”

“I’m still in complete shock, it’s so much to take it,” Parker said. “I knew something wasn’t right, but I never expected it to be this. You never think this will happen to you.”

Parker achieved fame in the early 2010s as part of the boyband The Wanted, reaching no. 1 with the singles “All Time Low” and “Glad You Came.”

In 2018, the singer married actress Kelsey Hardwick. The two have a daughter born in 2019, and in June 2020 announced they were expecting a boy in November.

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