With great sadness, we report that YouTuber Colby Brock, known for his channel Sam and Colby, has been diagnosed with testicular cancer.
In a lengthy note that he posted on his Twitter handle on February 7, the 26-year-old personality discussed how he came to learn about his cancer diagnosis and how he came to find out about it.
In A Social Media Post, He Shared An Emotional Life Update
Youtuber Colby Brock recently shared a heartfelt post on his Instagram account about his life update, revealing that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer. After a recent checkup at the hospital, the 26-year-old social media star told his diagnosis on Twitter and Instagram via his website.
Among Colby’s fan base, a post he made on social media sparked a lot of concern and messages of concern after many of them came across the word ‘cancer’ in the post, prompting them to express their concern. As of yesterday, Tuesday, February 7, the YouTuber made an official statement to his fans that he underwent surgery and is trying to remain positive despite being diagnosed with cancer.
— Colby (@ColbyBrock) February 8, 2023
After sharing his recent hospital experience with fellow YouTubers and followers, Colby received an outpouring of love and support from them. So this week, Colby decided to share the news on his social media accounts that he had been diagnosed with testicular cancer after experiencing pain around his lower pelvis after noticing a burning sensation in the area.
“I went to see a doctor for some pain I was having in my lower pelvis/left testicle, and after scans/blood work, I was told I have a mass in my ball that was 95% likely to be cancer,” he wrote. “Obviously the ‘cancer’ word is scary, and I’m still in disbelief about the whole situation but my scans showed that I caught it early,” a YouTube user, 26, continued in the caption of his post. “Yesterday I went to surgery to get my cancer ball removed, so the hard part is already over.”
In the post he shared, the YouTuber urged his viewers to consider whether they are experiencing any symptoms he described. As for Colby, he stated: “I’ve been staying so positive and optimistic about this whole situation, taking one day at a time. So please try not to worry about me! Even after surgery yesterday I’ve been in great spirits. I’m going to be okay.”
Support Messages From Fans Have Been Received
His Twitter and Instagram accounts were flooded with thousands of love messages after he revealed his diagnosis to his subscribers. “This is incredibly scary, but it’s amazing to see you keeping a bright attitude through it. Keeping you in my thoughts and sending you a lot of love man,” Quackity, a fellow YouTuber, wrote on his social media handle.
“F*** cancer,” another comment was added to the discussion by Kelsi Davies. “I watched a good family friend go through it and slowly deteriorate in front of us. Was awful. Glad they caught it early though. Sending you good energy.”
One of his followers, who went through a similar experience, wrote the following message: “Having cancer at such a young age is so scary! I know exactly how you feel sending you so much love!”
Who Is Colby Brock?
On January 2, 1997, Brock was born in Kansas, United States, and he is an American social media personality. However, it was his friend Sam Golbach who introduced him to YouTube. Since then, the YouTube channel ‘Sam and Colby’ has been making waves in the YouTube world.
On November 13, 2014, the first video was uploaded to the site. In the beginning, they posted comedy and challenge videos, but as time passed, the channel shifted to posting videos in the series Overnight and Exploration.
In the end, the duo was taken into custody on January 26, 2019, after they were found in possession of trespassing into a school that was still under construction and abandoned. Announcing that they would only be making videos after the end of the month, they updated their website on April 6, 2019. They announced their return on May 1, 2019.
It has been reported that the YouTuber is currently undergoing treatment and is expected to be able to see the public again very soon. Additionally, he did an excellent job of keeping his followers up-to-date on the deadliest cancers and motivated them to take responsibility for their health. Our prayers go out to him in the hope that he will be able to recover as soon as possible. Remember to stay tuned for the latest celebrity news.