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HomeHealthRep. Jamie Raskin says his most cancers is in remission : NPR

Rep. Jamie Raskin says his most cancers is in remission : NPR


Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., participates in a Home Oversight and Accountability Committee listening to on March 29. On Thursday, he introduced a preliminary prognosis that his most cancers is in remission after therapies.

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Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., participates in a Home Oversight and Accountability Committee listening to on March 29. On Thursday, he introduced a preliminary prognosis that his most cancers is in remission after therapies.

Cliff Owen/AP

Rep. Jamie Raskin, a outstanding lawmaker representing D.C. suburbs in Maryland, introduced that his most cancers is in remission after he accomplished chemotherapy. The Democrat mentioned in December that he had been recognized with lymphoma.

In a letter Thursday addressed “Pricey America” on his web site, the 60-year-old fourth-term congressman mentioned that after receiving “a preliminary prognosis of being ‘in remission’ from diffuse massive B-cell lymphoma with a 90% prognosis of no relapse, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude and love.”

Raskin shared a video on social media of him ringing a bell to rejoice.

He mentioned “many hundreds” of individuals had reached out to him previously 5 months “with expressions of prayer, finest needs, concern, solidarity, sympathy and ethical encouragement.”

He mentioned he had acquired presents, together with bandanas, baseball caps, home made scarves, vegan matzoh ball soup, poems and letters. E Avenue Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt, recognized for sporting bandanas himself, was amongst those that despatched Raskin one.

Raskin mentioned that he nonetheless was exhausted as he recovered from the ultimate spherical of chemotherapy, however that he would problem a correct thanks quickly.



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