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Doctor: Thompson's lymphoma in remission

Watch Thompson's doctor explain the former senator's condition.

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A doctor for former Sen. Fred Thompson announced Wednesday that the possible presidential candidate was diagnosed in 2004 with lymphoma, a cancer that begins in cells of the immune system, but that the cancer was in remission.

"Today, he is in remission from this slow-growing disease," said Dr. Bruce D. Cheson of Georgetown University Hospital in Washington.

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