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Cancerous Kidney Removed From Cardinal

Tue., June 13, 1995

Surgeons took out a cancerous kidney from Cardinal Joseph Bernardin on Monday, along with a golf-ball-sized mass on his pancreas that they said might also be malignant.

“For the moment the news is good,” said Dr. Gerard V. Aranha, the chief surgeon. “Even if it was cancerous, it was small and contained.”

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