Robin Gibb, Former Bee Gees Singer, Diagnosed with Liver Cancer

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Sad news today out of the music world: Robin Gibb, the former lead singer for the Bee Gees, has been diagnosed with liver cancer.

Sources say the musician was told of the news a few months ago, but word has only recently circulated following a series of missed appearances. On Tuesday, the 61-year old was rushed to the hospital, but returned home later that day.

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"We should be thinking about Robin’s incredible talent as a singer and songwriter, and the wonderful gift of music that he and his brothers gave to the world," a friend told The Daily Mail.

There has been no official word out of Gibb's camp yet, but we'll keep readers apprised of the "Stayin Alive" singer's condition. Our thoughts go out to his family.

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