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Mexico president to have surgery for 'thyroid nodule'

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto will be operated on next week to have a "thyroid nodule" removed, his office said without saying if the lump is benign or malignant.

"On Wednesday July 31, President Enrique Pena Nieto will undergo surgery to have removed a thyroid nodule" the statement said without offering more detail on the president's condition.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130724/mexico-president-have-surgery-thyroid-nodule