VIDEO: Sen. Klobuchar shares her breast cancer journey

(ABC 6 News) – Last Thursday, Senator Amy Klobuchar shared Thursday that she has been treated at Mayo Clinic for Stage 1A breast cancer that was found in February.

Sen. Klobuchar went through a number of other tests and returned to Mayo Clinic to have a lumpectomy to remove the cancer. She completed a course of radiation treatment in May and after additional follow-up visits, it was determined in August that the treatment went well.

Klobuchar also wants to call attention to the fact that many people have delayed their physicals and routine examinations because of the pandemic. She encourages everyone to remember the value of routine health checkups.