Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey stated Thursday he has actually been detected with prostate cancer and has an “outstanding diagnosis.”.
” Last month, I was detected with prostate cancer. While this news came as a shock, I can report that I have an exceptional diagnosis, along with the advantage of remarkable treatment and the steadfast assistance of my household,” Casey, a Democrat who is 62, stated in a declaration. “In the coming months I will go through surgical treatment, after which I am anticipated to make a complete healing.”.
Casey continued, “I am positive that my advised course of treatment will permit me to continue my service in the 118th Congress with very little interruption, and I anticipate the work ahead.”.
Casey, whose term ends in 2025, was very first chosen to the senate in 2006 after acting as Pennsylvania state treasurer. Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Casey practiced law after finishing from The College of the Holy Cross in 1982 and getting his law degree from Catholic University of America in 1988. He was Pennsylvania auditor general from 1997 to 2005. Throughout his time in Congress, he belonged to a number of committees, consisting of the Intelligence Committee, and is chairman of the Senate Unique Committee on Aging.
This story has actually been upgraded with extra background details.