Robin Gibb in coma, family at bedside
Published Apr 14 2012, 09:10 BST | By Colin Daniels Robin Gibb
was reportedly in a coma last night (April 13), sparking fears he has just days to live.
The Bee Gees star's family remain at his bedside as he continues to battle colon and liver cancer
Wife Dwina, brother Barry, daughter Melissa, and sons Spencer and Robin-John are holding a vigil at a private hospital in Chelsea, West London, The Sun
Doctors are said to be concerned that the singer has a secondary tumour.
"Our prayers are with Robin. He has kept so positive and always believed he could beat this. Sadly, it looks like he has developed pneumonia, which is very bad in his situation," a friend said.
"If there is anyone you would put money on pulling through such a dire situation, it would be Robin because he is a fighter. But this is a battle he will struggle to win."
The 62-year-old was diagnosed with colon and liver cancer last year following bowel surgery
, but later revealed he was in remission
after chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
He missed the London premiere of his classical score The Titanic Requiem
, written alongside son Robin-John and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, on Thursday (April 12).
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