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Former Prime Minister diagnosis with cancer

Former Prime Minister, Patrick Manning

Former Prime Minister, Patrick Manning since being warded at the San Fernando General Hospital was reported as in a stable condition, comfortable and very chatty by wife Hazel Manning.

Former Education Minister, Mrs. Hazel Manning, took to his facebook page to inform citizens that they were awaiting the final results of tests to confirm the underlying cause of his illness Thursday morning.

Today Mrs. Manning has confirmed that after conducting the appropriate tests, Mr. Manning was diagnosed last evening as having Acute Myeloid Leukemia and is being prepared to undergo treatment.

Adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a type of cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts (a type of white blood cell), red blood cells, or platelets.

Mrs. Manning later thanked everyone for their support and prayers and asks the country to continue to praying for him as he undergoes treatment.

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