Senator Casey of Pennsylvania to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

(WHTM) – U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has undergone successful surgery for prostate cancer, his spokesman Myread Lynn said.

Casey Diagnosis announced in January His prognosis was very good, and he expected minimal disruption to his work in the Senate.

“Senator Casey underwent scheduled surgery for prostate cancer this afternoon. His doctors confirmed that the surgery went well, as expected, and that the senator does not need further treatment. Senator Casey and his family are grateful for the goodwill and extraordinary support from all corners of the Commonwealth and look forward to returning to a normal schedule after a period of rest and recovery. .”

January Casey Joins Josh Shapiro Inaugurated as Governor In Harrisburg, Shapiro offered a “special prayer” for Casey’s “complete and speedy recovery.”

Casey is the longest-serving Democratic Senator in Pennsylvania history. did not profess Whether he will run for re-election in 2024.

Some speculate that it’s Republican Dave McCormickWHO Mehmet Oz narrowly loses 2022 Republican Senate nominationmay challenge Casey in 2024.

Senator John Fetterman (D) joins Casey After defeating Oz last November, this year’s Senate will have two elected Democratic senators in Pennsylvania for the first time since the 1940s.

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Fetterman too recently hospitalized Two days after reporting feeling dizzy.he was He was released after tests showed no signs of a recent stroke or seizure. Senator Casey of Pennsylvania to undergo surgery for prostate cancer

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