Joseph Koszonheto: Vitaliy Belousov / RIA Novosti
The cause of death of pop singer Joseph Kobzon became the fourth stage of cancer. On Thursday, August 30, RIA Novosti was told by a former Director of the National medical research center of Oncology named after Blokhin Mikhail Davydov.
According to him, people’s artist of the USSR 15 years treated for cancer and died of “disease progression”.
“The progression of the disease, which he suffered from for 15 years. He has cancer that has begun to progress. It was the fourth stage. The enormous tragedy for all of us,” said Davydov.
The doctor noted that the artist had an operation in Germany, and after that, he returned to Russia and continued treatment. For several years he was undergoing chemotherapy. “She was working, the disease receded, he went on tour,” — said the doctor.
Kobzon died Thursday, August 30, at the age of 80 years.
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