Nov 17, 2021 - Politics & Policy

Sen. Amy Klobuchar says she remains cancer-free

Amy Klobuchar

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Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said Wednesday that her first six-month post-cancer exam showed that "everything was clear."

The big picture: Klobuchar revealed in September that she had been diagnosed with stage 1A breast cancer in February. She completed radiation treatment in May and "it was determined in August that the treatment went well."

  • She did not need chemotherapy.

What she's saying: "I'm so grateful to be healthy and thankful for my family, friends, and the incredible doctors and nurses who have helped me," Klobuchar tweeted on Wednesday.

  • "And don't forget—schedule that mammogram today," she added.
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