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Report: Aretha Franklin Suffering From Pancreatic Cancer

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, is reportedly suffering from cancer.

According to Detroit's WJBK FOX 2, a relative of the singer told reporter Al Allen that the singer is suffering from the disease. Another relative reportedly said the family is very concerned for the music legend.

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Another report from the Detroit News claimed that Franklin has pancreatic cancer, according to a source familiar with the situation.

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A rep for the singer was not immediately available for comment when contacted by Access Hollywood.

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As previously reported on, earlier this month, Franklin had surgery for an undisclosed reason.

"The surgery was highly successful," the music icon said in a statement to Access at the time. "God is still in control. I had superb doctors and nurses whom were blessed by all the prayers of the city and the country. God bless you all for your prayers!"

Last month, the multi Grammy-winning music legend announced that she was canceling all concert dates and personal appearances through May.

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