Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Rob Ford Has Tumour Growing on Bladder, Unsure If It Is Cancerous

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Rob Ford Has Tumour Growing on Bladder, Unsure If It Is Cancerous

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Rob Ford has bladder tumour

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TORONTO - Former Toronto mayor Rob Ford has a tumour growing on his bladder, just a month after declaring he was tumour free following surgery to remove one in May.

On Wednesday, Ford sent a tweet thanking his supporters for their "continued thoughts and prayers."

"I remain optimistic that I will be able to overcome this setback," he said.

The city councillor was experiencing abdominal pain and recently underwent testing at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, according to a statement sent by his office.

Ford, who was diagnosed with a rare type of cancer in September 2014, is awaiting test results to determine if the tumour is cancerous and if it's related to his previous cancer, the statement said.

"Councillor Ford will be undergoing additional treatments to address this new tumour," the statement said. …

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