- Associated Press - Saturday, October 29, 2011

SAO PAULO (AP) - Doctors say former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a tumor in his larynx.

Sao Paulo’s Sirio Libanes Hospital say in a statement that the tumor was detected Saturday during exams conducted on Silva.

The statement says the former president will undergo chemotherapy treatment starting next week.

The statement contained no further information.

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