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Part of `Maj. Burns' ' lung removed due to cancer

Larry Linville, who played Maj. Frank Burns on the TV show "M*A*S*H," had part of a lung removed after doctors found a cancerous tumor under his breastbone.

The actor underwent surgery Thursday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, where he is expected to undergo additional chemotherapy and radiation treatment, said Linville spokesman Barry Greenberg.