Country singer Toby Keith announces battle with stomach cancer

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Country music star Toby Keith revealed Sunday that the singer has been privately fighting cancer and is receiving treatment.

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The 60-year-old singer tweetedthat he was diagnosed with stomach cancer and has spent the past six months receiving chemotherapy.

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"Last fall I was diagnosed with stomach cancer," the doctor wrote "I've been through the past six months receiving radiation, chemotherapy and surgery.

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So far, so good. I'm in need of some time to breathe, recuperate and unwind. I look forward to this moment with my loved ones.

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However, I'll see the fans earlier than later. I'm looking forward to it," said Keith in an Instagram post.

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The country music star established with the Toby Keith Foundation in 2006, an organization that focuses its efforts to provide free housing for children suffering from cancer.

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The foundation was established in 2014 and launched the OK Kids Korral which is a home for free for children with cancer that receive care within The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center in Oklahoma.

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Keith is scheduled for a performance in the Coachella Crossroads at Coachella Crossroads at Coachella, California on November 11.

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