Former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman who lives in Gedding Hall, Suffolk, diagnosed with prostate cancer

Bill Wyman

Bill Wyman - Credit: 2015 Bill Wyman Archive (Bill Wy

Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, who lives in Suffolk, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

(L-R) Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger arrive to attend the ga

(L-R) Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood and Mick Jagger arrive to attend the gala screening of 'Crossfire Hurricane, Odeon Leicester Square, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday October 18, 2012. Photo credit should read: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire - Credit: PA

Former Rolling Stones bassist Bill Wyman, who lives in Suffolk, has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

The 79-year-old musician, who owns Gedding Hall near Bury St Edmunds, is expected to make a full recovery.

A spokesman for his family said: “He is undergoing treatment and is expected to make a full recovery as it was caught in the early stages. The Wyman family has asked for their privacy during this time.”

Wyman joined the Stones in 1962 and left in 1993.


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Wyman last played with the Stones at the 50th anniversary shows in 2012.

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