Florida’s first lady cancer-free, governor says
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis is considered cancer-free after treatment and surgery for breast cancer, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday.
The first lady’s diagnosis was made public in October. The governor said in late January that she had completed her chemotherapy treatments.
“There are no words to express how truly blessed, grateful and humbled I am to hear the words cancer free,” she said. “To those in the fight, know that there is hope. Have faith and stay strong.
Casey DeSantis, 41, has taken an active role in her husband’s administration, often appearing alongside the governor at official events. The couple have three children.
“For all the women who are going through breast cancer right now, you can get through this. I know it’s very difficult, but my wife is proof of that, and this is exactly the kind of news we were hoping for,” a said the Governor. “She still has her work cut out for her, but I am confident that she will make a full recovery. Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers.
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