March 17, 2011 15:08

Chic's Nile Rodgers announces he is 'cancer-free'

Guitarist shares happy test result news

Chic's Nile Rodgers announces he is 'cancer-free'

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Nile Rodgers has announced that he is 'cancer-free'.

The Chic guitarist and legendary producer revealed that he had been fighting an aggressive form of the disease in January.

However, writing on his blog at Nilerodgers.com, he revealed: "Today, my test results said I was 'Cancer-Free'. I was very happy."

He went on to write that this good news was tempered by the unfolding tragedies occurring in Japan.

"I do not feel comfortable talking about my good fortune when I am so worried about the people of Japan," he wrote. "I did not take a walk today… today is bittersweet."

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