On Thursday, Pennsylvania Democrat Senator Bob Casey announced he was diagnosed with prostate cancer last month.
Casey, 62, said he will have surgery in the coming months and expects to continue serving in the Senate. He is the chairman of the Aging Committee.
“Last month, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. While the news came back as a shock, I can report that I have an excellent prognosis, as well as the benefit of exceptional medical care and the unwavering support of my family. In the coming months I will undergo surgery, after which I am expected to make a full recovery. I am confident that my recommended course of treatment will allow me to continue my service in the 118th Congress with minimal disruption, and I look forward to the work ahead.” Sen Casey shared on Thursday.
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