Fleetwood Mac's John McVie has been diagnosed with cancer. The 67 year old bassist's diagnosis was revealed when the New Zealand/Australia leg of the band's tour was cancelled so McVie could receive treatment. It remains unknown what type of cancer John McVie suffers from and what treatment he will undergo. McVie has been tight lipped about the diagnosis and prognosis.
On October 27, the Fleetwood Mac Facebook page updated its status with a message for fans:
"Fleetwood Mac who has just completed the European leg of their phenomenally successful worldwide tour has announced the cancellation of their upcoming 14 date tour of Australia and New Zealand. John McVie, one of the co founding and original members of Fleetwood Mac is now scheduled to be in treatment for cancer during that period of time."
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