Rep. Raúl Grijalva broadcasts most cancers prognosis

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Rep. Raul Grijalva conducts a information convention within the Longworth Constructing on March 28, 2022.


Arizona Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva introduced on Tuesday that he has sought medical remedy for a “persistent cough” and was subsequently recognized with most cancers.

“A number of weeks in the past, I sought medical remedy for a persistent cough which was initially recognized as pneumonia. After additional testing and imaging, my doctor found that I’ve most cancers,” he mentioned in an announcement.

Grijalva, 76, mentioned “the prognosis has been tough to course of” and he has begun remedy. He didn’t specify the kind of most cancers he’s battling.

“I’m grateful to my household, associates and medical doctors for his or her assist, and I’m working arduous to get wholesome and return to enterprise as common as quickly as I’m in a position,” he mentioned within the assertion.

Grijalva has served in Congress since 2003 and is the highest Democrat on the Home Pure Sources Committee.

This story has been up to date with further particulars.

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