Sick Celebrities

Category: Cancer

Jamaican PM David Thompson lost to pancreatic cancer

Jamaican prime minister, David Thompson, died yesterday, a victim of pancreatic cancer, making him the third Barbados leader in 25 years who has died in office. The leader had been seriously ill after being officially diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in September. Deputy PM Freundel Stuart who had taken over from Thompson during his illness has since been […]

Reggae singer – Gregory Isaacs – dies from lung cancer

Reggae singer Gregory Isaacs – best remembered for the hit Night Nurse – has died at his London home after losing a battle with lung cancer.   The 59-year-old who was born in Jamaican was also known as the Cool Ruler or Lonely Lover because of his smooth and style of singing. Unlike other reggae artists such as Bob Marley, […]

Sixties icon succumbs to cancer

John Walker, the  founder member of seminal sixties pop outfit The Walker Brothers has  passed away at his home in LA, having battled with cancer for the last six months. During the Sixties, The Walker Brothers helped define the sound of the era with hits such as The Sun Aint Gonna Shine Anymore, Make it Easy on Yourself and […]

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