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JPM's Dimon: 'No Evidence of Cancer'

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JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM) Chief Executive Jamie Dimon said medical tests showed "no evidence of cancer in my body," according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.

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Shares of the biggest U.S. bank by assets rose as much as 2.7 percent to a 14-year high of $63.06 in late morning trading.

JPMorgan said in July that Dimon, 58, had been diagnosed with throat cancer, but the ailment was curable.

Dimon said on Friday his treatment ended a few months ago, although his health would be monitored for several years.

He said he was following the advice he gives others - "take care of your health first."

JPMorgan's shares were up 2.4 percent at $62.85 on the New York Stock Exchange.

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(Reporting by Tanya Agrawal in Bengaluru; Editing by Kirti Pandey)