The tumor that Nene had removed was in fact malignant according to a report on  

However, based on the news services report the doctor who performed the procedure believes, "There is no evidence that the cancer had spread, and the likelihood of recurrence, he says, is small."

The article goes further to say that the typical recovery time for this procedure is two months.  

Although it is very frightening that the tumor was found to be malignant, the fact that it was caught early, due to a random drug test, and the procedure appears to have been completely successful is in fact very good news.

Hopefully Nene will have a smooth recovery and no trace of cancer is ever found in his body again.

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