Japan conductor Seiji Ozawa diagnosed with cancer

FILE-In this Feb. 3, 2005, file photo, Viennese State Opera music director Seiji Ozawa is seen at the traditional Opera Ball in Vienna, Austria. Japan's maestro Seiji Ozawa says he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. The 74-year-old Ozawa said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2009, at a news conference he will cancel all his concerts from January to June to focus on treatment. (AP Photo/Hans Punz, File) (AP)

January 7, 2010 7:47:39 AM PST
Japanese conductor Seiji Ozawa said Thursday he has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer and will cancel all his concerts for six months to focus on treatment.

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