The Wanted’s Tom Parker Reveals Brain Tumour Is ‘Under Control’ In Latest Health Update

4 November 2021, 12:57 | Updated: 4 November 2021, 13:00

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Tom Parker shared an emotional message with fans after finding out that his brain tumour is 'under control'.

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The Wanted’s Tom Parker has revealed that his brain tumour is 'stable' and ‘under control’ after a positive result from his latest MRI scan.

The 33-year-old singer underwent a routine scan earlier this week to check the progress of his treatment after he was diagnosed with stage four glioblastoma last year.

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Sharing the brilliant news with his fans, Tom took to Instagram in a very emotional post as he gave his 260,000 followers a health update.

He wrote: “I’m sat here with tears in my eyes as I tell you. We’ve got my brain tumour under control.”

Tom Parker revealed his brain tumour is 'under control'
Tom Parker revealed his brain tumour is 'under control'. Picture: @tomparkerofficial/Instagram
Tom Parker shares two kids with his wife Kelsey
Tom Parker shares two kids with his wife Kelsey. Picture: @tomparkerofficial/Instagram

Tom continued: “We had the results from my latest scan…and I’m delighted to say it is STABLE. Such a mix of emotions.

“We couldn’t ask for any more really at this point; a year or so in to this journey. Honestly over the moon.

“We can sleep a little easier tonight. Thank you for all your love and support over the last 12+ months,” Tom added, before taking to his Instagram Stories to thank everyone for the overwhelming support he’s received.

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The Wanted have reunited. Picture: The Wanted/Twitter

Fans and fellow stars flooded the comments of the post to share their relief over the amazing news and sent their love in a string of heartfelt messages.

This comes after Tom was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in September last year after he suffered a seizure.

He has since undergone chemotherapy and radiotherapy as part of his treatment.

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