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Chavez to Undergo More Chemotherapy in Cuba


Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez touches his head as he speaks to the media in Caracas September 17, 2011, before heading to Cuba for more chemotherapy.

Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez touches his head as he speaks to the media in Caracas September 17, 2011, before heading to Cuba for more chemotherapy.

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says he will begin a fourth round of chemotherapy treatment in Cuba on Sunday.

Before leaving for Cuba on Saturday, Chavez said the treatment will likely be his last as he prepares to make a full recovery.

Initially, President Chavez went to Cuba in June to have a cancerous tumor removed from his pelvic area.

He returned to Cuba twice for chemotherapy treatments before receiving his third treatment at a Venezuelan hospital earlier this month.

Chavez has vowed to be fit for his bid for another six year term in next year's election.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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