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In Brief: Sihanouk beats 3rd cancer in Beijing

In Brief: Sihanouk beats 3rd cancer in Beijing

Chinese doctors have cured King Father Norodom Sihanouk of his third bout of cancer (Lymphoma B) after months of medical care, the former monarch said in a statement issued Monday. "My third cancer Lymphoma B has completely departed," wrote the 87-year-old. "With the friendship, fraternity, generosity and the science of the glorious People's Republic of China, my three successive cancers have been successively and completely cured." Sihanouk did not give a date for his likely return to Cambodia.

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