Tate faces can­cer op

The Courier-Mail - - NEWS -

DONNA Gates is run­ning the Gold Coast “in­def­i­nitely’’, while Mayor Tom Tate un­der­goes treat­ment for bowel can­cer.

Cr Tate yes­ter­day handed the Deputy Mayor greater re­spon­si­bil­ity”, telling coun­cil­lors he “did not know how long I am go­ing to be away”.

Cr Tate re­vealed on Mon­day that he had been di­ag­nosed with bowel can­cer.

He will un­dergo surgery to­day to re­move po­ten­tially can­cer­ous tis­sue.

Last month, Cr Tate had surgery to re­move can­cer­ous polyps from his colon.

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