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Aretha Franklin has Cancer

Damn this cancer monster!!

FOX 2 News in Detroit has learned that the “Queen of Soul” has cancer. A relative of Aretha Franklin tells reporter Al Allen that the icon has cancer. Another relative says the family is very concerned.

At this time Franklin’s family says she is doing “OK”, but they are asking for the continued prayers and thoughts from the community. Add your sentiments in the comment module below .
op Crunch.com published an article today citing a report by The National Enquirer that Franklin has incurable pancreatic cancer. FOX 2 could not confirm the type of cancer that Franklin has. Last week she underwent surgery for a mystery illness.

The surgery was deemed a success, but it came under mysterious circumstances. A few weeks ago Franklin canceled all concerts through May 2011 due to “medical reasons.”

This is a statement released by Franklin following her surgery last Thursday (December 2nd):

The surgery was highly successful. God is still in control. I had superb doctors and nurses whom were blessed by all the prayers of the city and the country. God bless you all for your prayers! — The Queen of Soul, Ms. Aretha Franklin

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Very very Sad News: Doctors tell wife of ex-presidential candidate Edwards she only has weeks to live

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Edwards, stoic as her husband’s presidential ambitions collapsed, her marriage crumbled and cancer sapped her strength, thanked her supporters online Monday as word spread the disease may take her life within weeks.

“The days of our lives, for all of us, are numbered,” Edwards wrote on her Facebook page. “We know that. And yes, there are certainly times when we aren’t able to muster as much strength and patience as we would like. It’s called being human.

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