The singer Gilberto Gil posted this Wednesday (11) on Instagram a tribute to her daughter Black Gil48, which made it public that he has bowel cancer. In the message, he posted a video of the singer with her family, spoke of her daughter’s strength and posted an excerpt from the song “Realce”, written by her.
“If life hurts / With the feeling of brightness / Suddenly we will shine”, says the song’s excerpt shared by the singer’s father. “Pretinha, since you were born, everything around you has become more beautiful and intense. Your strength has always been an example for all of us. We are with you.”
On Tuesday night (10), the singer used social networks to tell fans that she has bowel cancer. Is it over there was hospitalized for six days at Clínica São Vicentein Rio, due to a discomfort he felt and, after examinations, he discovered the disease.
“Thank God, today I received a definitive diagnosis. I have an adenocarcinoma in the final portion of the intestine. I start my treatment next Monday  and I count on everyone’s energy to remain calm and confident.”
Initially, the singer’s family had said that she had been hospitalized on January 5 due to a persistent migraine attack, which made doctors recommend a series of tests.
According to Sobed (Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy), adenocarcinoma is a malignant tumor that can affect various segments of the digestive tract, including the large intestine. It usually appears as a small polyp that in about ten years grows in size and evolves into adenocarcinoma.