BIRATNAGAR – A day after a CT-Scan report showed a small ‘black spot’ in his lungs Prime Minister Sushil Koirala publicly said here on Wednesday that he is a cancer patient.
“I consumed cigarettes and chewed tobacco excessively when I was young. Now I am enduring the sufferings it caused,” the prime minister told the reporters at Biratnagar Airport. He said he suffered from tongue cancer and received treatment in America. I am going to America after few days for the regular check-up, he added.
He said a small ‘black spot’ noticed in his lungs could also be caused by the cigarette and tobacco consumption.