Paul ‘Bonehead’ Arthurs has completed cancer treatment.
The former Oasis guitarist – who was diagnosed with tonsil cancer in April – gave fans an update on his health battle and said “things can only get better from now on.” ‘here”.
In a lengthy statement shared on Twitter over the weekend, he said: “Today I completed my treatment, 30 sessions of radiotherapy and two chemotherapy sessions. I’m in pain right now but I’m recovering and things can only get better from here.
“I cannot thank enough the team that supported and cared for me at The Christie. Doctors, radiographers, dieticians, speech and language.
“You all really made it so much easier, I will always look back on what you all do with a hand on my heart. Thank you massively. (sic)”
Meanwhile, the 56-year-old musician has revealed he will have a CT scan in a few months ‘to check that everything is fine’, but until then he will focus on his ‘recovery’.
He added: “I’m back for a scan at the end of September to check everything is fine, but for now it’s in recovery mode, a tough few weeks ahead but I’ll get there.
“Thank you again for all your messages, there are so many every day and I read them all, they mean a lot so thank you for that.”
Bonehead previously took to Twitter to explain that he would be taking a break from his music career while he undergoes “treatment”.
He wrote in April: “Just to let you all know I’m going to be taking a break for a while.
“I was diagnosed with tonsil cancer, but the good news is that it is treatable and I will be starting treatment soon.”
Liam Gallagher, 49, wrote: “Sending BIG love to the only Bonehead and his family wishing you a speedy recovery we are all thinking of you rasta you will be back on stage before we can say r we do Colombia LG x (sic)”
Bonehead left Oasis in 1999, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family, but continued to work with Liam over the years, including in his band Beady Eye and on other solo projects.