Rep. Jamie Raskin revealed on Thursday that he has actually gotten a “initial medical diagnosis of being ‘in remission’ from scattered big B-cell lymphoma” and has actually completed chemotherapy.
Raskin stated in an open letter that he is “overwhelmed with thankfulness and love” and.
has “a 90% diagnosis of no regression.”.
In December of in 2015, Raskin, a Maryland Democrat, revealed that he had a “major however treatable type of cancer” and would start outpatient treatment.
Raskin presently functions as the leading Democrat on the Home Oversight Committee. He formerly served on the Home choose committee that examined the January 6, 2021, attack on the United States Capitol. He was likewise the lead impeachment supervisor for previous President Donald Trump’s 2nd impeachment trial in 2021.
According to the American Cancer Society, scattered big B-cell lymphoma “tends to be a fast-growing (aggressive) lymphoma, however it typically reacts well to treatment.”.
The society mentions that “about 3 out of 4 individuals will have no indications of illness after the preliminary treatment, and lots of are treated.”.