Bob Dole Says He’s Been Diagnosed with Stage 4 Lung Cancer
Dole, 97, said that he was diagnosed recently and would begin treatment immediately.
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Bob Dole, a former longtime senator and the 1996 Republican presidential nominee, announced Thursday that he has been diagnosed with Stage 4 lung cancer. Dole, 97, said in a short statement that he was diagnosed recently and would begin treatment on Monday. “While I certainly have some hurdles ahead, I also know that I join millions of Americans who face significant health challenges of their own,” he said. Dole received an…