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Black Sabbath's Tony Iommi says Ozzy saved his life

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BIRMINGHAM, England -

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi has Ozzy Osbourne to thank for catching his lymphoma in time.

Iommi tells The Mail of Birmingham, England, he felt a pain in his groin and Osbourne kept on his case to see a doctor. Iommi says he has to have an antibody administered by drip every six weeks, and he's usually sick for about 10 days afterward.

He says they've arranged the Black Sabbath tour dates around his treatment and on the whole he's felt "pretty good -- great, even."

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