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Sources: Wade Hayes Has Stage IV Colon Cancer

By: Matt Bjorke

Last Updated: December 9, 2011 2:12 PM

Roughstock has learned that Platinum selling country artist was recently diagnosed with Stage IV Colon Cancer.  The singer (who scored a string of hits in the 1990s with songs like “Old Enough To Know Better,” “The Day She Left Tulsa (In A Chevy)” and “On A Good Night”) , released an album in 2009 called A Place To Turn Around and for most of the past few years was a sideman for some of the biggest country stars in the country.

Our sources tell us that the Oklahoma native recently made it through surgery and is resting comfortably.

Update from sources close to Wade:
The cancer had spread from his colon and to his liver, after a successful surgery
On Thursday December 8, his prognosis is very good, and after healing from surgery, he will undergo six months of chemotherapy. While he is doing well, he still has a long road ahead.. And 'lots of prayers' have been requested by the family 'Thank you for your care and concern'  You can leave your Get Well messages on Wade's Facebook Fan Page.

Moday December 12 Update:

The Chemotherapy treatments will be handled at Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

His management team said this via his Twitter:

"We've spoken to Wade's mother and she wishes to thank everyone for your prayers and support, his surgery for cancer was long and complex but went better than the surgeon had anticipated. Though recovery is difficult and painful, he is doing well. Praise God!"

To send get well wishes and cards:

Wade Hayes

c/o WOWW! News

P O Box 148274

Nashville, TN 37214

 

 

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