Back in June, Megadeth main man Dave Mustaine revealed that he was battling throat cancer, which compelled the band to cancel the remainder of their 2019 tour schedule as the singer-guitarist recovered. Today, he offered a new, short update via the Megadeth website and social accounts, letting fans around the world know that his treatment has been going very well and that their support has meant a lot.
"I wanted to take a moment to give you all an update on the current status of my health. I'm almost through the last round of treatment and my doctors are feeling very positive regarding my progress," wrote the singer, who turned 58 on September 16th. "I want to thank all of you for the support and well wishes these last few months. I can't express enough gratitude as it has made this hard road easier knowing you are in my corner fighting with me!"
Mustaine also noted that we're only a month away from Megacruise, where Megadeth is still scheduled to appear along with performing acts including Anthrax, Testament, Suicidal Tendencies and Overkill. "I will keep you posted on my progress as we get closer to the sailing date," Mustaine said, adding optimistically: "We can't wait to see you, and I know all of the other wonderful artists feel the same way. Let's make this event one for the record books. Less than 30 days till we are Thrashing through the Pacific!"