Janis Ian To Have Tumor Removed

Singer-songwriter Janis Ian, 47, best known for her '70s hit "At Seventeen," is scheduled for surgery to remove a benign tumor from her liver, according to States News Service. The tumor was discovered in the summer after she had been suffering from severe abdominal pain. Ian, whose first hit was "Society's Child" in 1967, plans to begin putting together a new album in 1999.