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Lorna Luft undergoing tests after collapsing backstage

March 10, 2018

FILE - This March 2, 2014, file photo shows Lorna Luft at the Oscars in Los Angeles. Singer Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland, collapsed backstage after a concert in London, Friday, March 9, 2018, and was rushed to the hospital, where she was undergoing tests, a representative said. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

LONDON (AP) — Singer Lorna Luft, the daughter of Judy Garland, was undergoing tests in a London hospital following an initial diagnosis of a brain tumor after she collapsed backstage at a concert in London.

The singer’s representative, Victoria Varela, said the 65-year-old Luft collapsed backstage on Friday night and was rushed to the hospital, where she was given an initial diagnosis of a brain tumor. Varela says the singer’s husband, Colin Freeman, had been concerned that she was forgetting lyrics and a monologue. Luft was undergoing further tests at London’s Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Varela says Luft has been in remission from breast cancer, which she has been battling for six years.

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