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Powell Undergoing Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Boucher Says Powell Undergoing Surgery for Prostate Cancer

Operation performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

Statement by Richard Boucher, Spokesman

Secretary Powell in Surgery

Secretary Powell is undergoing surgery this morning for prostate cancer. The operation is being performed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington. He will be there for several days before he returns home. He will be on a reduced schedule while he recovers from the operation.

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