JOHANNESBURG, March 19 (Reuters) – Former South African president and Nobel Peace Prize winner FW de Klerk has been recognized with mesothelioma, a most cancers that impacts the tissue that strains the lungs, his basis stated in a press release.
“Mr De Klerk will begin a course of immunotherapy subsequent week. There isn’t any quick risk, and we’re confident 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 social gathering swept to energy.
He shared the Nobel Peace Prize with Mandela, however his function within the transition to democracy is very contested greater than 20 years after the top of apartheid. (Reporting by Alexander Successful)