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Chavez says radiotherapy needed after further cancer surgery

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has confirmed that he has suffered a recurrence of the cancer he was treated for last year.

In a televised message recorded in Cuba, Mr Chavez said a lesion he had removed from his pelvic region earlier this week was malignant and the cancer had not spread any further.

  • 05 Mar 2012
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