CANCER SCARE: Tom Tate confirms bowel cancer fight

Mayor goes under the knife this week

CANCER SCARE: Tom Tate confirms bowel cancer fight

Some scary news for Mayor Tom Tate after finding out the lump in his bowel is cancerous.

Cr Tate will go under the knife on Wednesday to remove the cluster, and told News Corp the doctors are confident of getting it all out.

He'll undergo further tests following to the surgery to make sure he's in the clear, and is using the opportunity to remind Gold Coasters to get health regular check-ups.

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