The Who’s Dal­trey vis­its teenage can­cer pa­tients

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

CLEVELAND — Hall of Fame rocker Roger Dal­trey is rais­ing aware­ness for teenage can­cer by vis­it­ing pa­tients and their fam­i­lies.

The Who’s front man toured Rain­bow Ba­bies Hospi­tal on Monday and meet­ing with young­sters fight­ing the dis­ease. Dal­trey is a long­time ad­vo­cate for im­prov­ing di­ag­no­sis and treat­ment for teens with can­cer.

The 73-year-old has been in­volved with the Teenage Can­cer Trust in Eng­land and co-founded Teen Can­cer Amer­ica.

Dal­trey and Pete Town­shend are the sur­viv­ing mem­bers of the Who. The group was founded in the early 1960s and continues to per­form to­day. Dal­trey’s iconic voice has helped make songs such as “My Gen­er­a­tion,’’ ‘’Be­hind Blue Eyes” and ‘’Won’t Get Fooled Again” an­thems for gen­er­a­tions of mu­sic fans.

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