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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo intense chemotherapy soon
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo intense chemotherapy soon

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer and will undergo intense chemotherapy within 48 hours, his doctor announced Wednesday. Speaking to reporters, Dr. Zane Cohen of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto said Ford has a rare form of cancer called liposarcoma, which begins in fat cells, most commonly in the abdomen. Doctors believe Ford is battling a “fairly aggressive” tumor, based on its size. “These types of tumors are often slow-growing,” Cohen said. “To get to the size that it is now, it’s often several years.” A CT scan from 2011 did not show the tumor, Cohen said, and doctors believe it developed in the last two to three years. ...

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