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Rhod Gilbert confirms he is being treated for cancer as he praises the National Health Service

‘I’m in the absolute best palms’: Rhod Gilbert confirms he is being treated for cancer as he praises the National Health Service for their ‘unimaginable service’

  • The Welsh star, 53, revealed he is being treated by the similar Cardiff-based charity he serves as patron of – Velindre Cancer Centre
  • Rhod did not reveal the kind of cancer he had been recognized with, however stated he is in the ‘absolute best palms’ 
  • He stated: ‘So whereas I by no means imagined that I might be a affected person right here, I do know higher than anybody that I’m in the absolute best palms’ 
  • The has taken half in a collection of initiatives to lift funds for the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff in the previous

Comedian Rhod Gilbert has introduced he has cancer in an announcement issued throughout social media on Thursday night. 

The Welsh star, 53, revealed he is being treated by the similar Cardiff-based charity he serves as patron of whereas praising the National Health Service for their unimaginable service. 

Rhod did not reveal the kind of cancer he had been recognized with, however stated he is in the ‘absolute best palms’. 

Tough information: Comedian Rhod Gilbert has introduced he has cancer in an announcement issued throughout social media on Thursday night

Addressing Facebook followers, he wrote:  ‘As a proud patron of Velindre Cancer Centre, I’ve trekked the world, hosted chaotic quizzes and star-studded comedy nights. I’ve met and made associates with so many inspirational workers, sufferers and their households. It has been an enormous a part of my life for the final ten years.

‘So whereas I by no means imagined that I might be a affected person right here, I do know higher than anybody that I’m in the absolute best palms. 

‘The NHS care I’m receiving is unimaginable. I would not want this on anybody…however who is aware of, perhaps I’ll come out the different finish with a brand new stand-up present and a 40 minute rant about orange squash. 

‘Thank you everybody for your help over the previous couple of weeks and months (and years). I’ll be disappearing for some time and will not be commenting additional, a minimum of not for now, while I give attention to my recovery.’ 

Sad: The Welsh star, 53, revealed he is being treated by the same Cardiff-based charity he serves as patron while praising the National Health Service for their incredible service (pictured at the The Royal Variety show in 2018)

Sad: The Welsh star, 53, revealed he is being treated by the similar Cardiff-based charity he serves as patron whereas praising the National Health Service for their unimaginable service (pictured at the The Royal Variety present in 2018)

Rhod was flooded with supportive messages from followers in the feedback as one wrote: ‘Rhod sending you armfuls of get properly needs and hope you make a gentle recovery. For now light hugs my friend’.

Another added: ‘Wishing you a lot of love and power for your therapy forward. Hope you make a speedy recovery and get a brand new stage present out of the expertise!! xxx’.

‘Wishing you a speedy recovery RHOD. Sending love and hugs from Cornwall. Very a lot trying ahead to seeing you back up on the stage,’ a 3rd wrote. 

Star: The has taken part in a series of initiatives to raise funds for the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff. In 2013 he took part in a trek and his journey was documented in the TV show Rhod v Kilimanjaro (pictured)

Star: The has taken half in a collection of initiatives to lift funds for the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff. In 2013 he took half in a trek and his journey was documented in the TV present Rhod v Kilimanjaro (pictured)

The has taken half in a collection of initiatives to lift funds for the Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff.

In 2013 he took half in a trek and his journey was documented in the TV present Rhod v Kilimanjaro.

In addition, in 2015 Rhod lead a trek to Patagonia and launched into extra treks in 2019 and 2022, elevating a whole bunch of hundreds of kilos for the centre.

Love: Rhod was flooded with supportive messages from fans in the comments of his post about the cancer

Love: Rhod was flooded with supportive messages from followers in the feedback of his post about the cancer

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