Larry king told about his victory over lung cancer

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The legendary American journalist Larry king said that he had had an operation on her lung to remove a cancerous tumor and is currently healthy according to the magazine US Weekly.

In an interview king said that the doctors found the disease at an early stage. The journalist underwent surgery in a clinic in Los Angeles.

«I showed my last chest x-ray, and it’s clean. It was amusing to see that where once was a spot, now it is not,» said king, noting that he removed 20% of the lung.

It is noted that the 83-year-old journalist was able to return to work two weeks after surgery.

American TV host Larry king leads his television show Larry King Now and PoliticKING the program on the RT channel.