COUNTRY Icon Toby Keith Shocking Cancer Diagnosis Revelation

Country icon Toby Keith, who recently received the Country Icon Award at the 2023 People’s Choice Country Awards, shared insights into his ongoing battle with stomach cancer. Despite the challenges, he stated, “I feel pretty good.” Keith described the experience as “a little bit of a roller coaster,” with good days and ups and downs.

Back in June 2022, the 62-year-old singer announced his stomach cancer diagnosis, disclosing that he had undergone chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery. He expressed hope of touring again by year-end if his strength allowed. Keith humorously accepted the award, thanking his supporters, family, and team. He remarked on the unpredictability of cancer but expressed his readiness to return to work, emphasizing, “That’s living.”

Keith’s determination to continue performing despite his health struggles and his gratitude for the support of his fans and loved ones were central themes of his acceptance speech at the awards show.