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Belize’s beloved internist, Dr. Fernando Cuellar, diagnosed with blood cancer

Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2024. 4:10 pm CST.

By Zoila Palma Gonzalez: Today, the Belize Medical Associates issued a statement sharing the unfortunate news that Belize’s renowned internist, Dr. Fernando Cuellar and his family received.

“In the process of seeking medical attention for a back fracture, it has been discovered that Dr. Fernando Cuellar has Cancer of the Blood.

He is currently in the USA receiving treatment.

It has been a devastating blow to him and the entire family.

His thoughts are with his family, patients, and the people of Belize,” the statement said.

The family says that they believe that with faith and prayers, he will have the courage and strength to fight this battle.

“Dr. Cuellar longs for his return to his family, patients, and the country he loves.

Currently, the family requests privacy but asks and appreciates Prayers,” it added.

The family thanks all Belizeans for their support.


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