Feb 15, 2023 - Politics & Policy

Sen. Bob Casey undergoes surgery for prostate cancer

Sen. Bob Casey in Pennsylvania on Sept. 5, 2022. Photo: Justin Merriman/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) underwent surgery Tuesday after announcing last month that he was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Driving the news: The procedure was successful and the senator's doctor said he should not require further treatment, per a statement from Casey's spokesperson.

What they're saying: "Senator Casey and his family appreciate the well-wishes and extraordinary support from every corner of the Commonwealth, and he looks forward to getting back to a normal schedule after a period of rest and recovery," the statement reads.

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