Cancer

Updated 15 September 2016

Celine Dion’s new song honours her husband's cancer battle

Celine Dion's new song "Recovering" is a tribute to her late husband who died of cancer earlier this year and her process of dealing her loss.

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The "My heart will go on" songstress released a new song, called "Recovering," recently, in honour of her late husband René Angélil, who died in January after battling throat cancer.

In the song, written by Pink, Dion describes getting back on her feet: "Little by little, day by day, one step at a time, shake off the devil, take back my piece of mind, I am recovering."

She performed her single for the first time ever on Stand Up To Cancer.

Watch the heartfelt performance below:

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