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Brand has cancer; prognosis 'not good'

Updated: January 17, 2009, 5:57 PM ET
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OXON HILL, Md. -- Myles Brand, the 66-year-old president of the NCAA, said Saturday that he has pancreatic cancer.

In a statement issued on the last day of the NCAA convention, Brand said he is being treated for the cancer and that his long-term prognosis is "not good."

The NCAA announced last week that its 66-year-old president was undergoing treatment, but the nature of the illness was not revealed until Saturday.

Brand, who was not able to attend the convention ...

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