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Michael Bennet’s cancer surgery was successful, clearing the way for presidential run

Posted: 10:41 AM, Apr 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-19 16:41:04Z
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DENVER — U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet’s office said Friday that his surgery to remove prostate cancer was successful, seemingly clearing the way for a 2020 presidential run.

“Last weekend, Michael underwent surgery and is recovering at his home in Colorado,” said Courtney Gidner, Bennet’s spokeswoman. “His doctors report the surgery was completely successful and he requires no further treatment.

“Michael and his family deeply appreciate the well wishes and support from Coloradans and others across the country, and he looks forward to returning to work after the recess,” she added.

Colorado’s senior senator surprised many when he announced April 3 that he had been diagnosed with prostate cancer and would undergo surgery to remove his prostate gland.

Read the full story on The Denver Post's website.