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Poly Styrene Diagnosed With Cancer
The Quietus , February 25th, 2011 11:35

X-Ray Spex singer releases statement

The Quietus is deeply saddened to learn that Poly Styrene, singer with the X-Ray Spex, has been diagnosed with cancer.

A statement has been issued, which says: "It comes as a huge shock to all those who know Poly Styrene and X-ray Spex that Poly has been diagnosed with cancer, she is currently undergoing various treatments in her battle with this illness.

"She is devastated that she cannot commit to any live dates at this stage, but her album remains a very positive force in her current journey.

"Poly has been tweeting about her illness and will continue to keep in touch with fans: "It's been a bit of a battle fighting this cancer but hey ho I'm still alive, Luv Poly x"."

Poly Styrene's solo album, Generation Indigo, is due to be released on March 28. The Quietus's thoughts are with Poly's friends and family at this time. We wish her a fast and full recovery.