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The Wished’s Tom Parker endured ’30 rounds’ of radiotherapy as he displays on touching documentary

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The Wished’s Tom Parker endured ’30 rounds’ of radiotherapy as he displays on touching documentary
The Wished’s Tom Parker endured ’30 rounds’ of radiotherapy as he displays on touching documentary


Tom Parker has revealed he endured ’30 rounds’ of radiotherapy in his battle towards a mind tumour.

The Wished star, 33, spoke on Coronary heart Breakfast on Wednesday about his emotional Channel 4 documentary, Inside My Head, the place he stated: ‘There was a time the place I actually did not need to watch it’. 

His look on the radio present amongst his bandmates comes because the singer – who was identified with mind most cancers final 12 months – spoke frankly about his battle with most cancers in a one-off present that aired on Sunday evening. 

Emotional: Tom Parker has revealed he endured '30 rounds' of radiotherapy in his battle against a brain tumour

Emotional: Tom Parker has revealed he endured ’30 rounds’ of radiotherapy in his battle towards a mind tumour

Radio presenter Jamie Theakston requested if Tom was happy with the documentary, regardless of it is ‘troublesome to observe’ moments. 

‘I used to be yeah. It was a troublesome watch, there was a time the place actually didn’t need to watch it however I used to be like, “you know what, I’m proud of where we got to and where we’ve come from, so I’m going to watch it.” It was a troublesome watch,’ Tom informed listeners.

Jamie then requested: ‘Was it 30 rounds of chemo that you have been by means of?’

Candid interview: The Wanted star spoke on Heart Breakfast on Wednesday about his emotional Channel 4 documentary, Inside My Head. Pictured with his bandmates at the station

Candid interview: The Wished star spoke on Coronary heart Breakfast on Wednesday about his emotional Channel 4 documentary, Inside My Head. Pictured along with his bandmates on the station

Tom candidly responded: ’30 rounds of radio [therapy], I need to say’.  

Regardless of his ordeal, the star fortunately revealed his now ‘in restoration’.  

‘It’s robust yeah, actually robust. Are you aware what it’s? It’s the mendacity there, it’s mendacity underneath the radio machine and stuff [that’s] simply fairly vitality consuming. 

Hard pill to swallow: Jamie Theakston asked if Tom was proud of the documentary, despite it's 'difficult to watch' moments, to which he responded: 'It was a tough watch'

Laborious tablet to swallow: Jamie Theakston requested if Tom was happy with the documentary, regardless of it is ‘troublesome to observe’ moments, to which he responded: ‘It was a troublesome watch’

‘It’s fairly mentally draining as effectively however as soon as they had been achieved, it was sort of, it was extra of a restoration course of. So yeah, we’re in restoration.’

Tom additionally dotingly spoke about his spouse, Kelsey Hardwick, whom he shares daughter Aurelia, two and son Bodhi, 11 months, with.

‘Kelsey has taken on the world bless her. Clearly with the primary one, I had much more energetic involvement in bringing her up.

'Taken on the world': Tom also dotingly spoke about his wife, Kelsey Hardwick, whom he shares daughter Aurelia, two and son Bodhi, 11 months, with

‘Taken on the world’: Tom additionally dotingly spoke about his spouse, Kelsey Hardwick, whom he shares daughter Aurelia, two and son Bodhi, 11 months, with

‘However clearly when Bodhi was born, I wasn’t able to being extra actively concerned so it was extra of a distant function of me pointing “don’t do that” and she or he’d be like “I’ll do what a want!” Oh okay.’

His bandmate Jay McGuiness then playfully joked: ‘You’ve taken it again to the 60’s the place dads are only a quiet strict man! Not very huggy, however “stop doing that”’. 

Tom revealed he’s aiming to turn out to be cancer-free in 5 months’ time, following six rounds of chemotherapy and 30 radiotherapy classes.

'Distant' parenting: 'When Bodhi was born, I wasn’t capable of being more actively involved so it was more of a distant role', Tom bravely revealed

‘Distant’ parenting: ‘When Bodhi was born, I wasn’t able to being extra actively concerned so it was extra of a distant function’, Tom bravely revealed

Final October, The Wished band member revealed he had been identified with stage 4 glioblastoma, which is taken into account probably the most aggressive tumour that may type within the mind.

He was warned that he might solely dwell one other 18 months, however along with his spouse Kelsey pregnant with their son Bodhi, he fought on – and has seen ‘important discount’ within the dimension of his mind tumour.

The singer defined that he’ll all the time be classed as terminal however is aiming to be most cancers free by March, in a latest interview with The Solar. 

 ‘They offer you 12 to 18 months of survival. However that’s the overall statistics. Everybody we’ve ­spoken to has been manner, manner past that,’ he stated, including that the illness will all the time be there however with residual cells versus the energetic variety.

Hopeful: He was warned that he may only live another 18 months, but with his wife pregnant with son Bodhi, he fought on - and has seen 'significant reduction' in the size of his tumour

Hopeful: He was warned that he might solely dwell one other 18 months, however along with his spouse pregnant with son Bodhi, he fought on – and has seen ‘important discount’ within the dimension of his tumour



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