The popular singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett died on Friday after living with Merkel cell skin cancer for four years, according to an announcement posted to his website on Sunday. “He continued to perform during treatment, playing his last show, a surprise appearance in Rhode Island, in early July,” the post read.
Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare form of skin cancer that has a high risk of recurring and can metastasize within two to three years of being diagnosed, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation.
The Mayo Clinic notes that Merkel cell carcinoma most often appears in older people, and the risk of developing it can be increased by long-term sun exposure or a weak immune system.
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Jimmy Buffett, whose sun-drenched songs celebrated life by the shore, died of a rare, aggressive skin cancer, according to a statement on his website. https://t.co/P4jhvz5KJL
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