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Melissa Etheridge under the breast cancer treatment

Melissa Etheridge, 43, has cancelled her upcoming seven-city tour to undergo surgery for breast cancer in Los Angeles, where she lives with her partner, actress Tammy Lynn Michaels.

"I am fortunate to be under a wonderful doctor's care and thankful that this was caught early," said the singer in a statement released yesterday, informs Rolling Stone.

The Kansas-born &to=http:// ' target=_blank>singer-songwriter, known for such hits as "Come to My Window" and "I'm the Only One," has sold more than 25 million records. Her latest album, "Lucky," was released in February.