Gov. Hogan Has Advanced Cancer

The Washington Post reports:

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan disclosed Monday that he has been diagnosed with “a very advanced and very aggressive” form of cancer.

Hogan (R), who was sworn into office in January, said he would soon begin aggressive chemotherapy treatments, and would rely on Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford (R) to fill in for him on state business as needed.

He described the cancer as a lymphoma, and said it had spread through his abdomen and was “pressing up against my spinal column.”

I’m sure everyone joins me in wishing the Governor and his family strength and success as they fight this illness together and a speedy a return to good health.

UPDATE: Gov. Hogan in his own words: