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Gord Downie in an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on June 4, 2010. The Tragically Hip said its lead singer, Gord Downie, has terminal brain cancer. Downie found out about the illness in December, according to a statement on the band's website. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

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Gord Downie in an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on June 4, 2010. The Tragically Hip said its lead singer, Gord Downie, has terminal brain cancer. Downie found out about the illness in December, according to a statement on the band's website. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Gord Downie has aggressive cancer but cleared to tour

TORONTO - A specialist treating the Tragically Hip's Gord Downie says the singer is facing one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer but has been cleared to perform.

Dr. James Perry, head of neurology at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, says Downie has already undergone some treatment but it's ...

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