Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull has been diagnosed with breast cancer, her publicist said today. She began her singing career inafter being discovered by Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham. Faithfull had a highly publicised relationship with Rolling Stones frontman Jagger, with a supposed incident involving a Mars bar becoming part of rock folklore.
Her battles with hard drugs are legendary and she struggled for artistic recognition in the shadow of the Rolling Stones; now, it has been announced that the Swinging Sixties survivor Marianne Faithfull faces the biggest fight of her life - against breast cancer. Publicists for Faithfull, 59, and on the brink of a major tour, disclosed yesterday that the cancer, said to be in its early stages, had been diagnosed two days ago, in France, where she has a home. Her tour has been rescheduled for next year.
The singer and actress who was Mick Jagger's lover in the Sixties spoke of overcoming the disease as an 'extraordinary' and 'extremely positive' experience. Faithfull, 59, said: 'It has been an extraordinary experience and, in many ways, extremely positive. I feel so lucky and loved and thank everybody for all their good thoughts.
Singer and actress Marianne Faithfull has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Faithfull, 59, has now postponed her world tour, which was due to kick-off next month. Indeed, Marianne Faithfull is looking forward to playing the re-scheduled tour in
The singer has been given a clean bill of health by doctors — and plans to tour next spring. Faithfull, 59, who discovered that she had the disease in September, has been given the all-clear by doctors. After discovering a lump in one of her breasts while staying with friends in Paris, Faithfull underwent surgery in France on Oct.
British singer and actress Marianne Faithfull has been diagnosed with breast cancer but expects to make a full recovery, her publicist said on Thursday September London, Sept British singer and actress Marianne Faithfull has been diagnosed with breast cancer but expects to make a full recovery, her publicist said on Thursday September Doctors in France who diagnosed the disease said the cancer was in its earliest stages.
THE Sixties icon Marianne Faithfull has made a full recovery from breast cancer and will resume performing next spring. Faithfull 59who spent much of the last two decades at various homes in Ireland, was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer in September, forcing the postponement of her US and European tour. Her spokesman said yesterday that, following surgery, she had made a full recovery and no further treatment was necessary, due to the early diagnosis of the condition.
The disease was diagnosed on Tuesday. She is coming out fighting. Indeed, Marianne Faithfull is looking forward to playing the re-scheduled tour in In her book Faithfull: An Autobiography, which chronicled her career, drug addictions and tumultuous four-year affair with Jagger.
The singer and actress who was Mick Jagger's lover in the Sixties has been told by doctors that the disease is in its earliest stages and that her chances of a return to full health are "excellent". Miss Faithfull, 59, has postponed a world tour which was due to begin next month. She is expected to be treated by the same French experts who put Kylie Minogue on the road to recovery from the same illness.
It is reported that she will be treated by the same French medics who put Kylie Minogue on the road to recovery when she was diagnosed with the same illness. Doctors at the Institute Gustave-Roussy in Paris, one the world's leading cancer centres, saw Kylie through almost every stage of her own illness, which was diagnosed in May last year. Kylie, 38, who also has a home in the 1st Arrondissement, was given the all-clear earlier this year but still returns to the Institute for periodic checks. Marianne, whose association with Sixties counter-culture turned sour when she ended up living on the streets of London addicted to alcohol and heroin, has postponed her world tour, which was due to start next month.