This week Vic Reeves, a British comedian and singer, best known for his double act with Bob Mortimer as Vic and Bob, has told us he has an inoperable brain tumour that has left him deaf in one ear. He said his vestibular schwannoma, also known as acoustic neuroma is now being monitored.
It all came out when he was on The Adam Buxton Podcast, he was talking about his need for regular MRI scans for his grape-sized vestibular schwannoma, an acoustic neuroma type of brain tumour.
“I’ve got a vestibular schwannoma – it’s a tumour in my head” “It’s benign. They can’t remove it – they can shrink it or they can just leave it and keep an eye on it, and that’s what they’re doing.” – The Adam Buxton Podcast
The irony is I used to play Vic Reeves song Dizzy on my radio show at Croydon Radio because he was in my top ‘Brain Tumour Songs for in an MRI’. Here are songs you don’t expect to hear in your MRI