Dez Cadena ist an Krebs erkrankt. Um die Kosten für die Behandlung zu finanzieren, ist eine Crowdfunding-Kampagne aufgesetzt worden:
„Dez Cadena, beloved member of Black Flag, Misfits, DC3, Vida, Ella & The Blacks, Redd Kross, and Flag, is battling throat cancer.
Dez has just finished debilitating radiation treatments, and is confident he will return to active performance again within a year. So Dez has had to take a long break from touring and recording and he had no other income to pay for the quite expensive treatments and doctor's bills.“