The Artist: Adele
When She Suffered Vocal Cord Damage: October 2011
How It Impacted Her: After canceling a 10-city U.S. tour because of a benign polyp that was causing one of her vocal cords to hemorrhage, the British singer underwent surgery in Boston. Since then, her vocal cords have returned to form and her surgery is now considered a success.
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