General Patraeus treated for cancer

October 5, 2009 10:22:58 PM PDT
General David Petraeus says he has prostate cancer.

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In a statement released Monday night the head of the United States Central Command said he underwent two months of successful radiation treatment earlier this year at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

The general added that the treatment did not interfere with his work schedule, and that President Obama and other U.S. leaders were kept in the loop.

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