KFIX Rock News: Def Leppard Help Bandmate Through Cancer Battle
The guitarist says he leaned on group members to help him perform as he worked his way through a diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma – and the chemotherapy he had to take to help him recover.
Campbell started treatment in April – but was able to go along with the band for a month long tour that wrapped up in July – slipping in chemo treatments between show dates.
Campbell says being with the group “was a big part” of his mental recovery from the disease.
He says it gave him the chance to “work through it instead of staying at home and feeling sorry for himself.”
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