London (ANI): Opera singer Placido Domingo has undergone surgery
for colon cancer, revealed a spokesman. The crooner had a cancerous
polyp removed last week at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York and he
was released on Monday, said Nancy Seltzer.
She added that the cancerous growth was small and that Domingo
was expected to make a full recovery. Last month she said that he
was to pull out of five March performances of Handel"s Tamerlano at
the Royal Opera House to undergo what she described as “medically
recommended preventive surgery".
And at the time she refused to say why he needed to undergo
surgery. “Aren"t certain things allowed to be private?" the
Telegraph quoted her as telling she told the New York Times at the
It is expected that Domingo, 69, would resume his singing
schedule at Milan"s Teatro alla Scala on April 16 with a
performance of Verdi"s Simon Boccanegra.