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  Durbin has cancerous tumor removed from stomach
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News DateThursday, August 12, 2010 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionU.S. Sen. Dick Durbin today underwent surgery at the University of Chicago Medical Center to have a small, cancerous mass removed from his stomach, aides said.

The mass was described as a gastro-intestinal stromal tumor, or GIST. The tumor was not present in the lining cells of the stomach and was completely removed, with preliminary biopsy results indicating a favorable prognosis, they said.
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