WAVE 3 News anchor Dawne Gee to undergo surgery on Saturday

WAVE 3 News anchor Dawne Gee to undergo surgery on Saturday

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - WAVE 3 News anchor Dawne Gee will undergo surgery on Saturday, March 21 to remove a small tumor in her stomach.

Doctors decided to move up the surgery from next month because of a slight chance the tumor is cancerous.

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Dawne took a leave of absence from WAVE 3 News late last year to recover from kidney cancer surgery.

She has been open about her many other health battles, including a series of benign brain tumors, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.

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Dawne expects to be off the air for a few weeks while she recovers.

In the meantime, viewers can express their well-wishes to Dawne via

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using the hashtag #GetWellDawne.

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