After Cancer Resurrects Career, Christian Music Star Cured in Time for Tour

Carman declares he is now ‘cancer free’ after a year of treatment and a new album.
After Cancer Resurrects Career, Christian Music Star Cured in Time for Tour
Image: Facebook screenshot - Carman Licciardello
Carman's cure announcement

Less than a year after announcing his diagnosis with myeloma, an incurable form of cancer, Carman Licciardello now says he's cancer-free.

"They took tests (and there will be more) P.E.T., MRI, Bone biopsies ect [sic] and could find NO trace of Cancer," the former CCM star wrote on his Facebook page. "That's amazing. We're talking about drilling into your bone to search for a cancer cell and coming up empty."

The positive post comes less than a year after Carman, who garnered 10 platinum records before a 12-year hiatus from the Christian music scene, announced his diagnosis—and just in time for him to begin a major April tour prompted by fan response.

"I've had so many harsh things happen to me over the last 12 years, it was almost a situation that made sense," he wrote in his diagnosis announcement. Every Christian music label in the last 12 years had rejected him, Carman said, and none would even distribute his CDs for free, ...

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