Dolly Parton Denies Stomach Cancer Report, Says She Had Kidney Stones Removed

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Dolly Parton says there is "no truth" to National Enquirerreportthat claims she was diagnosed with stomach cancer.

The tabloid alleges that the 69-year-old country music icon was rushed to the hospital, but in a statement posted to Parton's website, she reveals what really happened.

"It is true that I had kidney stones," she said. "I had them removed three weeks ago and I am doing just fine!"

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Not missing an opportunity to promote her latest project, Parton added, "I am back to work and last week I was at Dollywood filming parts for my new movie Coat of Many Colors."

"I love and appreciate everyone's concern," the singer told her fans.

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In September, Eagles star Don Henley sparked speculation about Parton's health when he said she "got out of the hospital bed" to shoot his music video for "When I Stop Dreaming."

Henley told Nashville's WKRN that Parton filmed for hours and thanked everyone on set. Afterward, "I guess [she] went back to the hospital," the rocker said.

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