Former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner FW de Klerk has been identified with mesothelioma, a most cancers that impacts the tissue that traces the lungs, his basis stated in an announcement.
“Mr De Klerk will begin a course of immunotherapy subsequent week. There isn’t any instant menace, and we’re assured that the therapy will probably be profitable,” learn the assertion that was launched late on Thursday.
De Klerk, 85, headed South Africa’s white minority authorities till 1994, when Nelson Mandela’s African Nationwide Congress occasion swept to energy.
He shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela, however his function within the transition to democracy is extremely contested greater than 20 years after the top of apartheid.