Wanted singer Tom Parker has died aged 33 after a long battle with brain cancer, he appeared on This Morning in October with wife Kelsey Hardwick to discuss
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Wanted star Tom Parker has died aged 33 after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
The singer told fans in October 2021 that he didn’t want to know his cancer prognosis when he was first diagnosed with a terminal and inoperable tumor in 2020. so that he can try to live the rest of his life fearlessly.
Appearing on This Morning with wife Kelsey Hardwick last October, Tom detailed the treatment he received, calling it “severe and difficult”.
Co-hosts Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield asked the boy band star about his future prospects, with the 33-year-old saying he feels “very positive” and feels “more confident and in control”. my feeling.
Tom said he received the diagnosis alone because it was in the midst of Covid-19 restrictions and said that when doctors came up with a prognosis, he was reluctant to know the details.
He told Holly and Phil: “I told them I didn’t really want the prognosis. As for me, I know what the statistics of this disease are. I just don’t want to hear it. “
His wife Kelly added: “Besides, we just have positive vibes. I was like, we don’t get a prognosis. No one can tell you how long you have left. Let’s continue with this. Let’s fight this”.
Tom added: “They gave us 12 months at the time and we got through that.”
The pair aim to raise awareness of the lack of funding for people with brain tumors and explain that they have paid for the treatment privately.
Kelsey reiterated that “the standard of care hasn’t changed in 30 years” for people with brain tumors and they have to do private things.
“There needs to be more [help] in the NHS,” she said.
When the couple appeared on This Morning in October, they said Tom’s tumor had shrunk and stabilized.
Kelsey posted the confirmation of Tom’s death on Instagram today, writing: “It is with the heaviest hearts we can confirm that Tom passed away peacefully earlier today with all of his family outside. edge. Our hearts are broken.
“Tom is the center of our world and we can’t imagine life without his infectious smile and energetic presence.
“We truly thank you for the overwhelming love and support, and ask that we all unite to ensure Tom’s light continues to shine on his beautiful children.
“Thank you to everyone who supported taking care of him throughout, he fought until the very end. I am forever proud of you.”
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