"I have beaten a brain tumor, bypass heart surgery and many tough political opponents, and I'm going to beat this too," Specter said in a statement. "I have a lot more work to do for Pennsylvania and America."Thanks to my colleague, Max Burns at the New Democrat, for the heads up.
Specter's oncologist, Dr. John Glick, said the senator is in good physical shape and has an "excellent chance" of being cured.
Wednesday, February 16, 2005
Get well soon, Senator Specter
Arlen Specter announces he has Hodgkin's disease. My thoughts and prayers are with him as he goes through the stages to recover. I will say a Mi Sheberakh for him when I daven next.