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Report: Aretha Franklin Has Cancer

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Singer Aretha Franklin was forced last week to cancel all upcoming events to undergo emergency surgery, but has not revealed details. Now, according to a family friend, the Queen of Soul has cancer.

The National Enquirer is reporting that Frankin's cancer is pancreatic, and that she has less than a year to live.

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The friend told myFOXdetroit.com that the family is "very concerned," but say she's doing "okay."

Although the soul singer's surgery was a success, she has canceled all concerts through May 2011 due to "medical reasons."