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Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman announces cancer diagnosis

By Marilyn Malara
Rolling Stones' Bill Wyman announces cancer diagnosis
Ex Rolling Stones member Bill Wyman attends the premiere of "Crossfire Hurricane" during The 56th BFI London Film Festival in London on October 18, 2012. File Photo by Paul Treadway/UPI | License Photo

LONDON, March 8 (UPI) -- Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman is undergoing treatment for prostate cancer, his publicist announced.

The cancer was said to be caught in the early stages, according to a brief social media post from Wyman's team Tuesday, and is expected to make a full recovery.

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No further information regarding the musician's status has been confirmed, nor has Wyman released a statement regarding his health.

Wyman performed with the Rolling Stones -- currently consisting of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Charlie Watts -- between 1962 and 1993. Since he has been working as a solo bassist as well as in his own band, Rhythm Kings.

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