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Wanted singer Tom Parker talks about his final brain cancer diagnosis in an emotional video

British singer Tom Parker, known to the five pop boy bands the wanted He shared an emotional video message as he continues to fight cancer.

The musician was diagnosed with brain cancer in October 2020 which was said to be inoperable.

Watch the video above: Tom Parker shares an emotional tribute to his wife

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Parker shared the short video on his Instagram earlier this week, reflecting on his diagnosis of brain cancer and his treatment journey.

He commented on the clip: “Cure for cancer means attacking it from all angles.”

The short montage features snapshots and videos referring to important pillars of Tom’s life, including his daughter Aurelia Rose, his bandmates, and his recovery.

“The truth is, the healing doesn’t mean the damage wasn’t there at all,” Tom said while recounting the clip about the touching music.

The father-of-two also shared a video in honor of his wife, Kelsey Hardwick, on Wednesday night, captioning the clip, “To my wife…”

Tom shared in October 2020 that he had been diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, a rapidly growing, severe brain tumor. credit: Instagram / Tom Parker

He recounted again a series of photos of the couple and his life, in which he said: “Want to know my biggest fear?

“It’s not dying, it’s not heights, it’s not planes, it’s not spiders. It’s the idea of ​​your loss.

“Because you are really important to me, and frankly I can’t imagine a life without you. So can you keep my promise? Stay in my life forever,” he said.

The sentimental tribute can be viewed in the video player above.

Initial diagnosis

The 33-year-old first announced the news in October 2020, when he was diagnosed with stage 4 glioblastoma, an inoperable, untreatable brain tumor.

“We’re all utterly devastated but we’re all going to fight this along the way,” he wrote to his Instagram followers, speaking on behalf of himself and his then-pregnant wife Kelsey.

“We don’t want your sadness, we just want love and positivity and together we will work to raise awareness of this terrible disease and seek all treatment options available.

Most wanted performance in 2014.
Most wanted performance in 2014. credit: Larry Marano/Getty Images

“It will be a tough fight but with everyone’s love and support we will defeat this,” he wrote.

There is no cure for the disease and most patients survive less than two years, according to the National Brain Tumor Society in the United States.

As it spreads, the tumor can affect cognition, mood, behavior and every function of the body, making a person unable to work or perform daily activities.

Tom Parker and his wife Kelsey Hardwicke arrive for the premiere of 'Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice' on March 22, 2016.
Tom Parker and his wife Kelsey Hardwicke arrive for the premiere of ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’ on March 22, 2016. credit: Mike Marsland/WireImage

The five-year survival rate for the disease is 22 percent for someone of Parker’s age, according to the American Cancer Society.

It’s the same disease that killed Beau Biden, the son of United States President Joe Biden, at the age of 46 in 2015.

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