Guyana president returns home | Caribbean News Service

President David Granger returned home on Tuesday night from Cuba where he had been undergoing treatment for cancer.

Granger, accompanied by his wife, Sandra, had had travelled to Havana on October 30 to undergo a medical investigation.

However, while in Cuba, he was diagnosed with Non- Hodgkins Lymphoma after an intensive series of tests by specialist doctors at the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirugicas (CIMEQ) in Havana.

“Given the diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, the President’s Medical Team has performed a number of medical interventions including the first round of chemotherapy treatment. The President has responded well to the treatment and was given approval to return to Guyana,” a brief government statement said on his arrival.


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