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Green Day guitarist Jason White diagnosed with tonsil cancer
Green Day guitarist Jason White diagnosed with tonsil cancer

Green Day lead guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer, according to a statement on the band’s official website. White, 41, recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, at which time doctors discovered the cancer, according to the statement. White “should make a full and speedy recovery,” according to the statement. The band released the statement in hopes of keeping speculation at bay. The popular punk rock band formed in 1987. White toured and worked alongside the three original, full-time members – lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt and drummer Tré Cool – for years before fully joining the...

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