Sharon Jones Diagnosed With Cancer

By
Ledisi and Sharon Jones perform onstage during VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 18, 2011 in New York City.
Ledisi and Sharon Jones perform onstage during VH1 Divas Celebrates Soul at Hammerstein Ballroom on December 18, 2011 in New York City. Photo: Larry Busacca/Getty Images

Soul singer Sharon Jones has been diagnosed with stage-one bile duct cancer and has canceled plans for her 2013 album and tour with the Dap-Kings. Said Jones in a statement: “Luckily we caught it really early and fast and the doctors say it’s operable and curable! I will be having surgery very soon and will have to rest and recover.” Get well soon, Sharon Jones.

Sharon Jones Diagnosed With Cancer