Klobuchar announces successful breast cancer treatment

Sen. Amy Klobuchar revealed Thursday she was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year but that she had since been treated successfully for the disease and was at no greater risk of developing it again.
The Minnesota Democrat wrote in a Medium blog post that upon a visit to the Mayo Clinic in February, doctors “found small white spots called calcifications during a routine mammogram.” She then underwent a biopsy at Piper Breast Center in Minneapolis and “learned that I had Stage 1A breast cancer.”
“After a number of other tests, I returned to Mayo and had a lumpectomy on the right breast which involved the removal of the cancer. In May, I completed a course of radiation treatment, and after additional follow-up visits, it was determined in August that the treatment went well,” Klobuchar wrote.
“Of course this has been scary at times, since cancer is the word all

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