Behemoth Star Leaves Hospital
BEHEMOTH frontman ADAM 'NERGAL' DARSKI has been released from hospital after undergoing a successful bone-marrow transplant.
The Polish rock band scrapped a European and U.S. tour last summer (Aug10) when Darski was diagnosed with leukaemia.
He spent months in hospital fighting the disease and waiting for news about a possible donor.
Darski announced late last year (11) that a match had been found and he recently underwent the life-saving operation at a hospital in Gdansk, Poland. He has now been discharged to spent the next few months recovering at home and he is already plotting his return to the stage.
In a statement released by the band, Darski says, "At last - one could say. After almost half a year of treatment in various hospitals, several cycles of chemotherapy, irradiation and a bone marrow transplant, I have been finally released home in a pretty f**king good condition. I'm feeling OK, taking the intensity of treatment under consideration.
"That was not an easy period of my life... At this point I must express my thanks to the people who made all of those downs fairly bearable."
He adds, "Although the whole treatment went really good, as well as the bone marrow transplant and the post-transplant period, the next several months is the time when I must really take care of myself. Of course I will have plenty of time to recover, think about the strategy and my return to the stage - which approaches imminently!"