Sen. Thom Tillis announced on Monday that he has prostate cancer and will be getting surgery next week. Tillis, a North Carolina Republican who just won reelection last fall, said in a statement that he expects “to make a full recovery.”
“Next week, I will have surgery in North Carolina to treat prostate cancer,” he said. “I am in the hands of outstanding medical professionals and expect to make a full recovery.” Tillis also noted he had no symptoms and reiterated the importance of getting routine screenings.
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Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) announces he has prostate cancer. He’ll have surgery next week.
“I am in the hands of outstanding medical professionals and expect to make a full recovery.” pic.twitter.com/fJX8J9bt4H
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