Bee Gees Singer Robin Gibb Wakes Up From Coma, Diagnosed With Colorectal Cancer

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kholmes / April 24, 2012

Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has woken up from his coma, however he has now been diagnosed with advanced colorectal cancer. 

Dr. Andrew Thillainayagam said Gibb had recently caught pneumonia because he was weakened from chemotherapy and two operations. He warned Gibbs family that there was a chance that he may not wake up, but now he’s fully conscious and able to speak.

Thillainayagam stated that although Gibb’s woke up from the coma he is still in intensive care and is “exhausted, extremely weak and malnourished.” He is breathing with the help of an oxygen mask and needs intravenous feeding and antibiotics. 

Currently, Gibb’s family is are at his bedside daily talking and playing his favorite music.