Buffett to Undergo Knife

updated 04/21/2004 AT 1:00 AM ET

originally published 11/21/1997 AT 12:00 AM ET

Multi-billionaire investor Warren Buffett, 69, plans to undergo surgery to remove several benign polyps from his colon, his company has announced. The problem was discovered during a medical exam Monday. Otherwise, the man who amassed a $28-billion fortune (investing in Coca-Cola, Gillette and other companies), is said to be fine.


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