Lengthy Island Rep. Lee Zeldin, the possible Republican nominee in subsequent 12 months’s governor’s race, stated Saturday that he has been identified with most cancers — and is in remission after 9 months of therapy.
“My well being is phenomenal and I proceed to function at 110%,” Zeldin, 41, stated in an announcement launched by his marketing campaign.
The four-term congressman from Suffolk County was discovered to have early stage power myeloid leukemia in November, he stated, and instantly started “focused remedy.”
The assertion included a notice from Zeldin’s hematologist, Dr. Jeffrey Vacirca, who stated that his affected person’s prognosis was good.
“Efficiently handled early power myeloid leukemia is now a power illness, which carries a standard life expectancy,” Vacirca stated.
Zeldin, who’s on a six-county marketing campaign swing this weekend, first revealed his most cancers standing throughout an Ontario County fundraising occasion Friday evening, in keeping with experiences.