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Green Day guitarist Jason White diagnosed with tonsil cancer

The Basket Case rockers -- Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool -- have asked fans to send 'love and positive healing vibes' to the guitarist as he battles the treatable strain of the disease.

entertainment Updated: Dec 09, 2014 14:46 IST

Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.



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Jason White (AFP)


The Basket Case rockers -- Billie Joe Armstrong, Mike Dirnt and Tre Cool -- have asked fans to send 'love and positive healing vibes' to the guitarist as he battles the treatable strain of the disease, reported Contactmusic.



White, 41, joined the band full-time in 2012.



"We have some news to report regarding our brother Jason White, and wanted you to hear it from us before word spread.



"Jason recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, and his doctors discovered a treatable form of tonsil cancer.



Thankfully they caught it early and he should make a full and speedy recovery. Please join us in sending him love and positive healing vibes during this time," the band said in a statement on their website.