TITLE

Flip Wilson Recovers From Cancer Surgery

PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Jet;10/05/98, Vol. 94 Issue 19, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States that comedian Flip Wilson underwent cancer surgery for a malignant tumor close to his liver during 1998, according to the `National Enquirer' magazine. Whom Wilson asked to remain at his bedside; Comments from Wilson; Success of the surgery; Further details on the issue.
ACCESSION #
1170541

 

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