President Hinckley undergoes surgery
President Hinckley, I love you and my prayer’s are with you. May God grant you a speedy recovering and may he bless us with your continued divine leadership for years to come.
– Hinckley’s cancer removedChurch predicts speedy recovery
– President Hinckley undergoes surgery
Cancerous growth is removed from intestine after routine screening
By Wendy Leonard
Deseret Morning News
LDS Church President Gordon B. Hinckley was hospitalized Tuesday after doctors discovered and removed a cancerous growth in his large intestine.
After a routine medical screening, church officials said the 95-year-old President Hinckley was admitted to LDS Hospital Tuesday afternoon, where he underwent a successful laparoscopic surgery to remove the diseased portion of his intestine.