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Chic co-founder Nile Rodgers reveals he has had kidney cancer surgery

Chic co-founder Nile Rodgers reveals he has had kidney cancer surgery

', Rodgers said that he had missed the August gig because of an e.Coli infection - and while being treated for it, doctors discovered a growth on his kidney that turned out to be cancerous - or "two different cancers within one mass".

During a hit-fuelled set at Glastonbury earlier this year, Rodgers reflected on being cancer-free, after being diagnosed with an "extremely aggressive" form of cancer around six years ago.

After performing in Brooklyn on 2 November, he flew to Rochester in upstate NY and had the carcinogenic mass removed the following day. I was surrounded by professionalism and empathy which gave me a surprising sense of inner peace.

Mark Ingram, Andrus Peat sit out of Tuesday's practice
After getting a limited session in on Monday, Ingram's lack of participation on Tuesday is a little discouraging. Ingram has rushed for 922 yards on 180 carries (5.1 yards per carry) and has nine rushing touchdowns.

Musician Nile Rodgers has revealed he recently underwent cancer surgery and that his prognosis is "100% recovery".

He promises to update us soon, and says, "this situation has delayed some big plans for this year, but what will happen next year is beyond any of my wildest dreams". CANCER REALLY? I'm done. But his most bountiful of years started on a "decidedly dark note" as he lost family and friends, including David Bowie, Prince, George Michael and Chris Cornell, passed away. My young 1st cousin dropped dead of a coronary with no prior warning. and my mother is now suffering from Stage-VI Alzheimer's.

"I would have never believed that my body would be invaded by another cancer", he wrote on his Planet C blog. "I'm Done. 2018 here I come!", Rodgers explores his journey from that initial cancer diagnosis, and how ever since he's "attacked life with gusto I didn't realize I'd had".


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