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Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez has cancer

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez has cancer



Argentine president Cristina Fernandez has cancer
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner gives a thumbs-up after being sworn-in in Buenos Aires in this handout taken on December 10, 2011 .Cristina Fernandez will be operated on for thyroid cancer in January, a government spokesman said on December 27, 2011. The carcinoma has not metastasized, the spokesman said at a news conference. Photo taken December 10, 2011. (Reuters Photo)
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina: A government spokesman says President Cristina Fernandez will be operated on for papillary thyroid carcinoma on January 4.

Spokesman Alfredo Scoccimarro says the carcinoma was detected during a routine medical exam on December. 22.

Scoccimarro said on Tuesday that doctors confirmed that the cancer hadn't metastasized or affected her lymph nodes.

The 58-year-old Fernandez will be operated on in Buenos' Aires Hospital Austral on Jan. 4, 2012. She will rest and take time off from her duties
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