Rolling Stone Bill Wyman has cancer but expects to recover

Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 9:35 am
Updated Tuesday, 8th March 2016, 9:41 am
Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman has prostate cancer.

The 79-year-old musician, who is expected to make a full recovery, joined the rock band in late 1962.

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He left in 1993, but is still musically active, releasing a solo album, Back To Basics, last year.

A spokesman said: "He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery, as it was caught in the early stages.

"The Wyman family has asked for their privacy during this time."