GOP leader announces he’ll undergo cancer treatment

Senator Bill Ketron

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – A GOP leader in the state Senate says he has been diagnosed with cancer and plans to undergo treatment.

Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron of Murfreesboro told media on Thursday that he has been diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He said in a statement that the cancer was found last month after he discovered a lump in his neck.

Ketron said he wanted to inform his constituents “firsthand” about his condition.

Treatments are expected to take him away from his duties for only a brief period. He says he looks forward “to continuing to represent the people of Rutherford County” for many years.

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