Former Dragons' Den panellist W. Brett Wilson says cancer has returned

Former Dragons' Den personality W. Brett Wilson says on Twitter that his cancer has returned, but he vows to beat it again.

Calgary entrepreneur had previously battled prostate cancer

W. Brett Wilson, left, seen receiving the order of Canada in 2012 from Gov. Gen. David Johnston, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2001. The former Dragons' Den panellist said his cancer has returned but vowed to beat it. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)

Former Dragons' Den personality W. Brett Wilson said on Twitter that his cancer has returned, but he vowed to beat it again.

Wilson, 57, tweeted that with two months of radiation and other treatments, he will be "#KickingCancersAss." 

The Calgary-based entrepreneur, who co-founded FirstEnergy Capital in 1993, a Canadian brokerage firm, said he was grateful to have beaten cancer 13 years ago and also grateful for the opportunity to beat it again.

Wilson was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2001.