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Jun 20, 2011 9:57 AM by Lauren Wilson & AP

Lawyer says Egypt's Mubarak may have cancer

CAIRO (AP) - The defense lawyer of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says the ousted leader may have cancer.
Farid el-Deeb said Monday there is "evidence suggesting" that the 83-year-old Mubarak has stomach cancer.
Mubarak, ousted on Feb. 11 by a popular uprising, has been hospitalized since April in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh. He is scheduled to face trial on Aug. 3 on allegations he ordered the killing of protesters during the uprising. If convicted, he could be sentenced to death.

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