Rhod Gilbert has obtained a transparent scan for the primary time since he was recognized with stage 4 most cancers.
The Welsh comic introduced his analysis in July final yr and confirmed he was receiving remedy at Cardiff’s Velindre Most cancers Centre. He underwent surgical procedure for metastatic most cancers of the pinnacle and neck, adopted by chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
Gilbert has now obtained his first clear scan, describing the invention that his most cancers had not unfold as being “one of the best day of my life”.
“I used to be again on the highway earlier this yr once I received a name to say my newest scan had proven the most cancers was within the areas they knew about, nevertheless it wasn’t in my lungs or my mind,” Gilbert advised the Radio Instances (by way of the BBC).
This was adopted by the information of his first clear scan. “The perfect factor was that the tumour had gone, and it was as soon as once more an extraordinary blood vessel,” he added.
The comic has documented his most cancers journey with a documentary staff, who started filming his expertise days earlier than his preliminary remedy.
“I used to be mendacity in mattress on the Friday, with my remedy attributable to begin the next Monday,” Gilbert mentioned. “I rang the staff I knew – there was no broadcaster on board, it was all on spec – and I requested: ‘How would you fancy becoming a member of me on this journey?’
“It was partly for me as a result of I’d cancelled all my TV work and excursions and needed to have one thing apart from ‘most cancers’ in my diary.”
Gilbert took to the stage for the primary time since his analysis in Might this yr, performing rescheduled dates from his E book Of John tour at Swansea Enviornment.
“It’s great being again doing stand-up once more for the primary time in a yr,” the comic mentioned in backstage footage. “Pretty to be right here, beautiful to be again in Swansea, beautiful to be alive and wonderful to be again on tour.”
Lately, Gilbert introduced UK dates throughout 2024 and 2025, as a part of his new stay tour titled Rhod Gilbert & The Big Grapefruit. Discover a full record of tour dates and tickets right here.