John Tesh is now a two-time survivor of prostate cancer.
On October 9, during his first live-streaming concert event, the former Entertainment Tonight host turned popular musical performer aims to become a beacon of education and inspiration in regard to the devastating disease that is expected kill approximately 34,000 Americans in 2021.
After being first diagnosed some five years ago, and confronting a dire prediction that he had just 18 months left to live, Tesh, with the help of his wife Connie Sellecca, managed to reverse the disease. Hopes that he had it in remission were dashed in October 2020 when a scan showed that cancer had returned. Through the course of several operations and doses of chemotherapy, Tesh lost a kidney and had his prostate removed — all amid the global COVID-19 pandemic.