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Beyoncé’s Father, Mathew Knowles, Reveals Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Mathew Knowles, the father of musical superstars Beyoncé and Solange, revealed that he was recently diagnosed with breast cancer. In an interview that aired Wednesday on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Knowles told Michael Strahan: “This is genetics,” Knowles said. “It also means that my kids have a higher chance, a higher risk, even my grandkids have a higher risk. And they handled it like they should. They went and got the test.”