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Janet Napolitano Hospitalized for Cancer Treatment

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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano gives her final official speech at the National Press Club in Washington, August 27, 2013.

Janet Napolitano, the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security and current president of the University of California, has been hospitalized for cancer treatment, the school announced on Tuesday. Napolitano was diagnosed with the unspecified cancer last August, after successfully beating a previous cancer, the university said in a statement. She was brought to the hospital on Monday after experiencing negative side effects. The current treatment is “nearly complete,” and the school added: “According to her physicians, she is doing extremely well.”