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Rob Ford can expect more tests in days ahead

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford can expect more tests in the coming days as doctors try to determine what the tumour in his abdomen is and what it will mean for his health, CBC News medical contributor Dr. Peter Lin tells CBC's Peter Mansbridge.
CBC News medical specialist Dr. Peter Lin discusses Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's tumour diagnosis 1:50

Rob Ford can expect more tests, including a possible colonoscopy, as doctors work to gather more information about the tumour in his abdomen, CBC News medical contributor Dr. Peter Lin says.

Dr. Lin, who isn't involved in the mayor's treatment, says the fact that the doctors said Ford's pain was in the left lower quadrant of the abdomen "zooms into" an area of the body which includes the intestines and colon.

Click on the video above to watch Dr. Lin talk to CBC's Peter Mansbridge about what might be next for Toronto's mayor.