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Carly Fiorina, the ex-boss of HP and adviser to John McCain, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

She only found out on 20 February and will undergo chemotherapy, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Fiorina was an economic adviser and fundraiser to failed presidential candidate John McCain and was predicted to run for Senate herself. She has not ruled out running in future.

She will restrict her activities over the next few months while she receives treatment at Stanford but will continue to work at her charitable foundation, Fiorina's spokeswoman told the paper. ®

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