Rep. Hagedorn's kidney cancer returns |

Rep. Hagedorn's kidney cancer returns

Updated: July 07, 2021 05:38 PM
Created: July 07, 2021 01:45 PM

(ABC 6 News) - Representative Jim Hagedorn announced Wednesday that his kidney cancer has resurfaced but will remain committed to Minnesota's 1st congressional district.

In a press release, Hagedorn's office said that he was diagnosed with stage IV kidney cancer in February of 2019 and has received continued care and immunotherapy at Rochester's Mayo Clinic. However, following recent tests, Hagedorn's doctors confirmed that his cancer has resurfaced.

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In a Tweet, Hagedorn says, "Be assured, I will continue to fight for America and serve the people of #MN01 with the highest level of energy and enthusiasm. I remain upbeat and view the future as bright." 

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