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Fact #176918


Short story:

It is announced that Peter Tork, formerly of The Monkees, has suffered a recurrence of adenoid cystic carcinoma, a rare, slow-growing form of head and neck cancer, for which he had recently undergone 'successful' surgery.

Full article:

Peter Tork : I recovered very quickly after my surgery, and I've been hoping that my better-than-average constitution will keep the worst effects of radiation at bay. My voice and energy still seem to be in decent shape...
(Source : interview in Washington Post, July 2009)