GEORGETOWN, Guyana, November 21, 2018 (CMC) – President David Granger returned home, last night, from Cuba, where he had been undergoing treatment for cancer.
Granger, accompanied by his wife, Sandra, had had travelled to Havana on October 30, to undergo a medical investigation.
However, while in Cuba, he was diagnosed with Non- Hodgkins Lymphoma, after an intensive series of tests by specialist doctors at the Centro de Investigaciones Medico Quirugicas (CIMEQ) in Havana.
“Given the diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma, the President’s Medical Team has performed a number of medical interventions, including the first round of chemotherapy treatment. The President has responded well to the treatment and was given approval to return to Guyana,” a brief government statement said, on his arrival.
It added that “President Granger, once again, expresses profound gratitude to all those who sent their well-wishes for his full and complete recovery.”