Country star Ray Price's pancreatic cancer is in remission.
The 87 year old was diagnosed with the disease last year (12) after doctors discovered a tumour in his pancreas while removing his gallbladder during an unrelated procedure.
He went through six months of chemotherapy and responded well to treatment, and now medics have given him a clean bill of health. And Price admits he plans to begin touring soon.
In an email to Examiner.com, the Release Me hitmaker writes, "We are so happy to tell you that I am back home. I bring good news that All Test Reports Show That My Cancer Is Still In Remission and I am improving daily...
"I am now entering a physical rehab program to improve my muscle tone and rebuild my strength. I hope to see you soon when I am On The Road Again!"
Price suffered a previous cancer scare in 2009, when he underwent surgery to remove polyps from his colon.