Ronnie Wood, Rolling Stones guitarist shares about his battle with lung cancer

| Updated: Aug 08, 2017 17:57 IST

Washington D.C. [USA], August 8 (ANI): Ronnie Wood, the lead guitarist of Rolling Stones was diagnosed with lung cancer three months ago and now has revealed that he feared the worst after being diagnosed with it. According to E! Online, the 70-year-old musician said that he thought it might be "time to say goodbye," after a doctor performing routine tests broke the news that he "had this supernova burning away on my left lung." He added, "I had this thought at the back of my mind after I gave up smoking a year ago, 'How can I have got through 50 years of chain-smoking-and all the rest of my bad habits-without something going on in there?" When his doctor Richard Dawood asked Wood how he wanted to proceed, the musician answered, "Just get it out of me." The musician also shared that he was prepared for bad news but also had faith "it would be ok." "Apart from the doctors, we didn't tell anyone because we didn't want to put anyone else though the hell we were going through. But I made up my mind that if it had spread I wasn't going to go through chemo; I wasn't going to use that bayonet in my body," noted Wood. The guitarist also revealed that he had decided not to have chemotherapy if results turned out to be bad. He decided, "I wasn't going to lose my hair. This hair wasn't going anywhere." (ANI)