Bruce Springsteen postpones tour after peptic ulcer diagnosis

Singer Bruce Springsteen has postponed all September performances in the wake of his diagnosis of peptic ulcer disease.

In a statement posted on social media, Springsteen wrote that he and the band were "sad to have to postpone these shows."

Springsteen was scheduled to tour several cities in North America, including Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Vancouver and Toronto.

There is no word on whether he will resume touring with the E Street Band in December.

The tour follows the E Street Band's six-year break, their longest since reforming in 1999.

Singer Bruce Springsteen has taken an extended break following his diagnosis with peptic ulcer disease.

Singer Bruce Springsteen postpones tour after being diagnosed with peptic ulcer