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Former 'Dragons' Den' personality W. Brett Wilson tweets his cancer is back

Governor General David Johnston invests W. Brett Wilson into the Order of Canada in Ottawa, on May 25, 2012. Former "Dragons' Den" personality W. Brett Wilson says his cancer has returned. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
October 14, 2014 - 10:53 AM

TORONTO - Former "Dragons' Den" personality W. Brett Wilson says his cancer has returned.

Wilson, a Calgary-based entrepreneur who spent three seasons as a panelist on the CBC series, tweeted the news Monday.

"Yup — my cancer is back — but w/ 2 months of radiation & all sorts of other modalities I will be #KickingCancersAss," he wrote, also including the hashtag #CanadianThanksgiving.

In a prior tweet, he wrote he was "grateful for having beaten cancer 13 years ago — & for the opportunity to be #KickingCancersAss again."

Wilson, 57, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2001.

He co-founded brokerage firm FirstEnergy Capital in 1993 before going on to become a philanthropist and bestselling author. He departed "Dragons' Den" in 2011.

Wilson was not immediately available for comment Tuesday.

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