Joy as American Rapper Undergoes Successful Stomach Surgery to Remove Cancer

Joy as American Rapper Undergoes Successful Stomach Surgery to Remove Cancer

  • Rapper Robert Hampton has celebrated becoming cancer-free after successfully undergoing a gastrectomy
  • Four years ago, he run a series of tests and discovered he had the CDH1 gene mutation after his sister passed from stomach cancer
  • Hampton underwent the medical procedure to remove his complete stomach to become cancer-free

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American rapper Latruth, born Robert Hampton, has celebrated becoming cancer-free after successfully undergoing a gastrectomy to remove his entire stomach.

Four years ago, the musician took a series of tests and discovered he had the CDH1 gene mutation after his sister passed from stomach cancer.

For Latruth, doctors caught his cancer at its early stage to prevent him from going through chemotherapy.

Robert Hampton
Photos of Robert Hampton. Source: Robert Hampton
Source: Facebook

Recounting his journey

''I’m so glad I did gene testing four years ago and found out I had the CDH1 gene mutation after my sister passed away from stomach cancer and kept doing checkups.

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''If I hadn’t, all this could’ve been a different outcome,'' he shared on Facebook.

After the successful surgery, he took to social media to express gratitude. He admitted that life without a stomach would be different, but it gives him the best chance at survival.

''I’m happy to say that I am now cancer-free. Life without a stomach will be different, but it gives me the best chance at survival for my family.
''Thanks for all the prayers and encouragement,'' he said.

Netizens who were inspired by Latruth's victory over cancer have congratulated him. shared some of the comments below:

Renarda Marie commented:

''Praise God. I'm so happy you got to talk to her.''

Sharon Hampton said:

''I'm so glad to hear that you talked to your daughter. It brought tears to my eyes cause I know you were hurting. I started praying for you. God always answers prayers; he is never too busy.''

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Gloria Payton said:

''I'm so happy for you God bless you and your family get well soon amen.''

Shanice Lewter commented:

''Priceless. Thank God! A family that prays together stays together!! I’m still gonna keep you and your family in my prayers!''

Yvette Simon said:

''What a mighty God we serve.. He has always come through for you once you put your trust in him. Be blessed, my brother and get well soon so you can have fun with your family again. I will keep praying for you.''

Miranda March commented:

''Awesome, she looks so much like you so glad you all had a conversation with each other happy days are coming to both of you continue to enjoy life to the fullest.''

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''I started experiencing the first symptoms that would eventually bring me to a cancer diagnosis four years later.''

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Meanwhile, previously reported that Robert Hampson is far from giving up in his fight against cancer thanks to his caring wife, one of his emotional and psychological support systems all this while.

In a Facebook post, Hampson disclosed that his significant other surprised him with a trip to Punta Cana to help take his mind off this disease. ''I’m fighting called cancer,'' he said.

With support from loved ones, especially his better half, he is positive about persevering and finally emerging victorious in his fight against cancer.

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Nathaniel Crabbe (Human-Interest editor) Nathaniel Crabbe is a journalist and editor with a degree in Journalism from the Ghana Institute of Journalism, where he graduated in 2015. He earned his master's from UPSA in December 2023. Before becoming an editor/writer of political/entertainment and human interest stories at Asaase Radio, Crabbe was a news reporter at TV3 Ghana. With experience spanning over ten years, he now works at as a human interest editor. You can reach him via

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