Slade’s Noddy Holder Reveals He Has Been Living With Throat Cancer For Five Years

Slade’s Noddy Holder Has Been Living With Throat Cancer For Five Years

Slade’s Noddy Holder has been living with throat cancer for five years, his wife Suzan has revealed.

Holder Diagnosed With Throat Cancer Five Years Ago

Holder, best known for Slade’s hit track Merry Xmas Everyone, was diagnosed five years ago, but has remained upbeat in the years since.

Holder And Wife “Stuck Together” After Devastating Prognosis

Holder and his wife, Suzan, dealt with the diagnosis by “sticking together” and only told close friends and family at first.

Holder Received Treatment At The Christie Hospital In Manchester

Holder received treatment at The Christie Hospital in Manchester and had a new form of chemotherapy that helped him.

Holder Feeling Good And Looking Great Five Years After Diagnosis

Suzan said that there are “no guarantees” with cancer treatment, but that Holder responded well to the chemo.

She added that he is feeling good and looking great five years after his diagnosis.

Holder’s Positive Attitude Has “Served Him Well”

Suzan praised her husband for his mental strength and positive attitude throughout the five years. She said that he never “worried” about his future, and that this attitude has “served him well”.

Holder’s Story Inspires Others

Support has flooded in online for Holder, with many people expressing their admiration for his strength and resilience.

Holder’s Legacy

Holder rose to fame with Slade as the band landed six Number 1 UK hits during their career. Their best-known song, Merry Xmas Everyone, is said to bring in £500,000 in royalties each year.

Slade Could Reform For More Shows

The group was famously one of the biggest British rock bands of the Seventies. Despite breaking up in 1992, the group reformed and continued to tour.

Suzan has teased that there could be more shows on the cards in the future.

Noddy Holder’s story is an inspiration to us all. He has shown that it is possible to remain positive and hopeful even in the face of a devastating diagnosis.