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American Cancer Society Statement Regarding Senator Bob Dole's Lung Cancer Diagnosis
Feb 19, 2021

We are sending Bob Dole, former senator and presidential candidate, our thoughts and well wishes as he begins treatment for lung cancer. During his time in Congress, Sen. Dole has supported legislation to encourage greater funding for and utilization of cancer screenings and address childhood cancer, among other measures.

This year, an estimated 235,760 new cases of lung cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. To find out more about lung cancer, including risk factors, symptoms and treatment options, visit cancer.org.

For further information: Teri Mitchell Porter - teri.mitchellporter@cancer.org