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Anastacia: Pop singer cancels tour after cancer diagnosis

- Associated Press - Thursday, February 28, 2013

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Managers for U.S. pop singer Anastacia say she has canceled a planned performance in Dubai and an upcoming European tour after being diagnosed with breast cancer a decade after her first battle with the disease.

A statement Thursday says the 44-year-old performer will cancel all appearances and travel until further notice.

Anastascia, who has had multiplatinum album sales in Europe, Australia and elsewhere, was scheduled to perform March 30 at the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race.

Her European tour was set to begin in London on April 6.

She successfully battled breast cancer in 2003.

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