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New Found Glory’s Chad Gilbert Undergoes Surgery To Treat Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - NOVEMBER 15: Guitarist Chad Gilbert of New Found Glory performs at The Regency Ballroom on November 15, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Miikka Skaffari/FilmMagic)

New Found Glory guitarist Chad Gilbert is recovering from surgery, after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

Earlier this month, Gilbert was found unresponsive in bed by his wife, who saved his life by calling 911 and performing CPR.

Gilbert was diagnosed with a rare cancer called Pheochromocytoma, and underwent successful surgery to remove the tumor and returned home on Sunday.

He recounted the experience on Instagram: “Yesterday was the first time I got to smell fresh air since December 5th.  I’m home with my wife and baby and so thankful to be alive!”

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