Democratic congressman announces he has ‘serious but curable form of cancer’

Posted on AllSides March 31st, 2023
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Democratic Rep. Dan Kildee of Michigan announced in a statement on Friday that he has been “diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, a serious but curable form of cancer.”

The congressman said a “very small tumor” was found in one of his tonsils and he will undergo surgery “to remove the cancer” in a few weeks. Doctors have outlined a timeframe of a few weeks for recovery from surgery, the statement said.

“The prognosis after surgery and treatment is excellent,” Kildee said. “I am going to get through this. I’m going...

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