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Aretha Franklin: Health Problem is "Resolved"

Aretha Franklin performs with the Philadelphia Orchestra at the Mann Center for Performing Arts on July 27, 2010, in Philadelphia. Jeff Fusco/Getty Images

DETROIT (CBS/AP) Aretha Franklin says the undisclosed ailment that led the Grammy Award-winning singer to have surgery in Detroit has been resolved. But she's not saying what was wrong.

The Queen of Soul told Jet magazine she began to worry after experiencing a sharp pain in her side during a concert last year in Toronto.

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Franklin said she first thought the problem stemmed from a colonoscopy, but later had doctors run tests. But she wouldn't discuss reports she was treated for pancreatic cancer.

"I am not going to even deal with that," Franklin, 68, told the magazine of the reports. "I don't have to talk about my health with anybody other than my doctors." But, she added, "The problem has been resolved."

"I am not one to do a lot of talking about my personal health or business," she continued. "There are a lot of people who will talk about anything, as long as there is somebody listening. That's not Aretha."

The interview is in a story posted Thursday on Jet's website.

It's the 68-year-old's third time speaking with the magazine since she underwent a surgical procedure in December.

Franklin already had canceled concert dates and personal appearances through May, and said doctors ordered eight weeks of rest.

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