Skip to comments.Specter Medical Announcement - Hodgkin’s disease
Posted on 02/16/2005 2:24:05 PM PST by msnimje
Senator Arlen Specters office just announced the senator has been diagnosed with Hodgkins disease. From the release:
Senator Specter had experienced persistent fevers and enlarged lymph nodes under his left arm and above his left clavicle. He received testing on February 14th at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The testing involved biopsy of a lymph node and biopsy of bone marrow. The lymph node was positive for Hodgkins disease. The bone marrow biopsy showed no cancer. A follow up PET scan and MRI at the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania on February 16th established that Senator Specter has stage IVB Hodgkins disease.
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I agree that the treatment makes you feel very ill. I cannot imagine being able to work during treatment. I did nothing but sleep all day.
Prayers for Arlen.
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Also, I don't see the kind of democratic turnout for the '06 elections here, I think Rendell is aiming for a higher government seat and may not put 100% effort into his re-election. He needs to be hammered on the property tax issue, especially here in the western half of the state. He said it would be his first priority after the gambling issue. We haven't seen a hint of any property tax reform.
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