Former President Corazon Aquino diagnosed with colon cancer

This is a very sad news. One of the historical figures of our freedom from the hands of a dictator is diagnosed with cancer. Former President Corazon Aquino has been diagnosed with colon cancer, according to her daughter, local celebrity Kris Aquino.

Corazon Aquino

Kris Aquino, fighting tears, read a statement on live television that said her mother had gone in for tests after suffering from high blood pressure and difficulty breathing during the Christmas and New Year holidays, then a persistent cough and weight loss.

“The result showed our mother is suffering from cancer of the colon,” she said.

*A report from

Let us all pray that she gets well or that she does not suffer that much.