Tim McGraw Shares His Family's Experience With Cancer And Finding The "Way For People To Become Long-Term Survivors"

Date July 12, 2019

Popular American country singer and actor Tim McGraw stands up to cancer starring in a campaign and encouraging fans to honor their loved ones.

He became an advocate for cancer research after he released the song Live Like You Were Dying.

Tim McGraw on family’s battle with cancer

The country singer has recently opened up about his family's experience with cancer.

His father, mother, and several aunts faced cancer. Tim’s dad, baseball pitcher Tug McGraw, passed away in 2004.

Every family in America has a cancer story, my own family included. Too many of us have lost our parents, children, spouses and friends to this terrible disease.

His family members’ battle with cancer inspired the singer to become an advocate.

That’s a big reason why I’m here. It’s been a part of my family and I want to do everything I can to help find a cure and find a way for people to become long-term survivors

By the way, Tim McGraw is writing a lifestyle book Grit & Grace: Train the Mind, Train the Body, Own Your Life about his health transformation.

I’ve gone through a physical transformation in the last 10 years, but it’s not just my appearance that has changed. My mind is clearer, my sense of purpose is sharper, and my relationships are deeper. Consistent physical exercise helps me bring focus to my life and to the people who mean the most to me.

Tim McGraw is such an inspiring man, who keeps fighting with cancer in order to save other people’s lives.