Doctor: Bee Gee Robin Gibb has colorectal cancer

FILE - In this Wednesday, May 26, 2010 file photo Robin Gibb arrives at the "American Idol" finale in Los Angeles. Bee Gee Robin Gibb says on his website Wednesday Nov. 23, 2011, that he is recovering from a serious illness. Gibb's extremely gaunt appearance and the cancellation of several public appearances have sparked fears that he is seriously ill. He was hospitalized last month with colon inflammation and other problems but has been discharged. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, file)

April 22, 2012 11:09:20 AM PDT
Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has advanced colorectal cancer and remains in intensive care after waking from a coma, his doctor said Sunday. The statement confirmed the exact nature of the illness afflicting the artist.