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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jan-04-12 05:33 AM
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Argentina's President Fernandez set for cancer surgery
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Source: BBC

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is set to undergo surgery for thyroid cancer, with doctors saying she has a good chance of recovery.

Supporters have gathered outside the hospital where she is being treated, carrying signs wishing her well.

After the operation she will rest until 24 January, with Vice President Amado Boudou in charge during her absence.

Ms Fernandez, 58, recently began her second term as president after a landslide election victory.

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