Eddie Van Halen reportedly undergoing treatment for throat cance

Eddie Van Halen reportedly undergoing treatment for throat cancer

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Eddie Van Halen is traveling to Germany for treatment for throat cancer, something that he has reportedly been doing for years. 

Eddie had previously had to get one-third of his tongue removed because of a 2000 diagnosis of tongue cancer and according to TMZ, Eddie believes he developed both forms of cancer from a metal guitar pick he would consistently keep in his mouth. However, he was also a heavy smoker. 

The 'Van Halen' founder reportedly has kept the disease in check thanks to his treatment. 

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