Green Day guitarist Jason White has been diagnosed with a treatable form of tonsil cancer after going in for a routine tonsillectomy. You can read a statement from the band below. White was a touring member of Green Day from 1999 until 2012 when he became the fourth member of Green Day.
“We have some news to report regarding our brother Jason White, and wanted you to hear it from us before word spread. Jason recently underwent a routine tonsillectomy, and his doctors discovered a treatable form of tonsil cancer. Thankfully they caught it early and he should make a full and speedy recovery.
Please join us in sending him love and positive healing vibes during this time.”