- Associated Press - Friday, January 7, 2011

DETROIT (AP) - Aretha Franklin says the undisclosed ailment that led the Grammy Award-winning singer to have surgery in Detroit has been resolved.

The Queen of Soul tells Jet magazine she began to worry after experiencing a sharp pain in her side during a concert last year in Toronto. The interview is in a story posted Thursday on Jet’s website.

Franklin says she first thought the problem stemmed from a colonoscopy, but later had doctors run tests. Franklin says she won’t discuss reports she was treated for pancreatic cancer.

The Jet interview is the third with the magazine since the 68-year-old Franklin underwent a surgical procedure in December. Franklin already had canceled concert dates and personal appearances through May, and said doctors ordered eight weeks of rest.

LOAD COMMENTS ()

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide