Japan's Princess Nobuko diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer

TOKYO, Nov 16 (Kyodo) - Princess Nobuko, widow of Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, has been diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer and is scheduled to undergo surgery this weekend, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday.

The 67-year-old princess will be admitted to Keio University Hospital in Tokyo on Wednesday, with the operation to be performed on Saturday, according to the agency.

The princess underwent a MRI and biopsy when she was hospitalized at the hospital on Nov. 4 for a follow-up examination of a lumbar vertebrae fractured in 2019, the agency said. ...continue reading

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