He sang “Mom, you shouldn’t cry for your boy.” But if his mother, who died in 2020, had found out about this diagnosis, she would have been very worried about him.
Schlager star Hein “Heintje” Simons (68) is fighting Cancer!
At first he only noticed a small wound on his nose and went to the doctor, the Dutchman said in an interview with the magazine “Freizeit Revue”, according to “schlager.de”. The shock diagnosis: black skin cancer! “It was vicious,” says Heintje.
Tissue was cut out of his nose several times, painful operations.
“You can really get scared”
“If it had developed further, it could have been eye-catching, then the eye would be gone. “You can really get scared,” says the otherwise cheerful singer.
Then the great relief: the cancer hasn’t spread yet. After about six months, he now hopes he has gotten over it. But the healing is still ongoing. Heintje: “I now have to go to the doctor at shorter intervals every few months.”
Giving courage to Heintje, who has been single since his divorce in 2014, his four grandchildren. They are his everything.