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Donna Summer Died Of Lung Cancer Unrelated To Smoking

The surprising death of disco queen Donna Summer still has many wondering what happened. Summer’s family decided to release a statement clarifying the type of cancer the singer passed from after numerous reports claimed breast cancer. According to the family Summer was not a smoker but died of lung cancer.

“Obviously, numerous factors can be attributed to the cause of cancer in general, but any details regarding the diagnosis and subsequent treatment of Ms. Summer’s case remain between her family and team of doctors,” Edwards said in a statement.

Five-time Grammy winner Summer, 63, known as the “queen of disco” during the 1970s, died Thursday at age 63.


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