Adele Shoots Down Throat Cancer Rumor

Singer cancels dates through the end of the year

October 31, 2011 2:35 PM ET
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Adele performs at the MTV Video Music Awards.
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Adele has canceled all of her remaining tour dates through the end of the year in order to undergo surgery on her vocal chords. Contrary to online rumors, the singer does not have throat cancer, but rather a hemorrhaged vocal chord. Doctors have ordered her to rest her voice and wait until she recovers completely before scheduling new concerts or recording sessions.

Ticket holders for all of Adele's live concerts will receive a refund at the point of purchase. The singer had already scrapped 10 gigs in the United States in October, and the rest of the dates were all in the United Kingdom next month.

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