Argentina says Fernandez has cancer, no metastatsis

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Posted: Dec 27, 2011 7:23 PM
Argentina says Fernandez has cancer, no metastatsis

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will be operated on for thyroid cancer in January, a government spokesman said on Tuesday.

The carcinoma has not metastasized, the spokesman said at a news conference.

(Reporting by Hugh Bronstein; editing by Todd Easthyam