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Badminton star Lee has cancer, in Taiwan for treatment

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Malaysian badminton star Lee Chong Wei has early-stage nose cancer and is being treated in Taiwan, sports officials said Saturday, after weeks of speculation about his health.
The country's most successful Olympian ever, who enjoys superstar status in his homeland, was responding well to treatment, they said.
But the illness will nevertheless be a devastating blow for the 35-year-old, coming after he clawed his way back up the rankings following a doping ban to play some of the best badminton of his life.

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