VIDEO: Rob Ford diagnosed with rare cancer

Dr. Zane Cohen held a press conference at Mount Sinai Hospital revealing the mayor's health condition

Dr. Zane Cohen, the leader of the medical team treating Rob Ford at Mt. Sinai, speaks about the Mayor's condition at a press conference Wednesday. Ford has a rare type of cancer called liposarcoma. Sana Fatani

Dr. Zane Cohen announced that Mayor Rob Ford has a rare form of Cancer at a press conference at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

The medical team treating Ford found a malignant tumour on the mayor’s abdomen and a second tumour on his buttocks. Both are part of liposarcoma, a cancer that develops on fat cells.

Ford is expected to start his first two rounds of chemotherapy within the next 48 hours.

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By: Sana Fatani
Copy editor: Arturo Chang
Posted: Sep 17 2014 8:59 pm
Filed under: News Toronto Votes 2014