Brazil ex-President Lula diagnosed with throat cancer
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has been diagnosed with throat cancer.
The 66-year-old has a tumour in his larynx, a statement from the Sirio-Libanes Hospital in Sao Paulo said.
"After multiple investigations, initial chemotherapy will start in the next few days. The patient is well," the statement read.
Paulo Cabral reports.
30 Oct 2011
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