Bobby Womack, who was diagnosed with colon cancer this March, has now been deemed cancer-free by doctors. Womack underwent surgery last night, and a non-cancerous tumor was removed.
Here is the announcement that was posted on Womack’s Facebook page:
We’re delighted to announce that Bobby Womack has successfully undergone surgery for suspected colon cancer. A tumour was removed last night which turned out to be cancer free. We wish him all the best in his recovery from the operation. Thank you for all your kind messages and support.
The funk and soul legend is set to release The Bravest Man In The Universe, his first album in 13 years, on June 12 through XL Recordings.