Singer Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer

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August 25, 2019 - 12:00 pm
Eddie Money

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NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Singer Eddie Money revealed Saturday that he has Stage 4 esophageal cancer.

Money said the cancer has spread to his liver.

The singer known for such hits as "Two Tickets to Paradise" and "Take Me Home Tonight" says his fate is in "God's hands."

Money's comments appear in a video released Saturday from his AXS TV reality series "Real Money." The full episode airs Sept. 12.

In the video, Money says he discovered he had cancer after what he thought was a routine checkup. The 70-year-old whose real name is Edward Mahoney learned that the disease had spread to his liver and lymph nodes.

Money said it hit him "really, really hard."

He's had numerous health problems recently including heart valve surgery earlier this year and pneumonia after the procedure, leading to his cancellation of a planned summer tour.

Money was a New York City police officer before following his dream of being a singer.

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