Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lesson In Clinton's Skin Cancer Diagnosis.(Editorial Page)

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Doctors reported that a growth removed from President Clinton's back last week was cancerous. It is a common kind of cancer, it was found early and when doctors removed it, they scraped and burned skin around it to assure against its recurring.

Pathology results found that Clinton had basal cell carcinoma, which strikes more than 800,000 people a year but is the most curable form of skin cancer. This is not the first time doctors have removed unusual skin growths from Clinton, but it is the first time the growth was cancerous. …

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