House Majority leader Steve Scalise was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, a blood cancer that can be treated. He is determined to “address with strength” the diagnosis.
After a few days where I didn’t feel like myself, I decided to get some bloodwork done. After undergoing further tests and a review of the results, I was found to have Multiple Myeloma. This is a blood cancer that can be treated. Scalise said on X that he has now started treatment and will continue it for several months.
“I intend to continue my work in Washington as Majority leader and serve the people of Louisiana’s First Congressional District.” I am so grateful that we detected this cancer early, and it is treatable.
I am grateful for my medical team and will face this challenge with the same energy and strength as I have faced previous challenges. With the help of God and the support of my family and friends, my colleagues and constituents I will be able to overcome it.
After feeling unwell for a few days this week, I decided to get some bloodwork done. After undergoing further tests and revealing some irregularities, I was diagnosed as having Multiple Myeloma. This is a treatable form of blood cancer.
I’ve started treatment that will…
— Steve Scalise (@SteveScalise) August 29, 2023
Members of the GOP shared their prayers for House Leader X.
Chip Roy (@chiproytx 29 August 2023
After learning of his cancer diagnosis, I am praying for Leader @SteveScalise as well as his family. Steve is very strong. I hope his treatment goes well and that he recovers fully.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene August 29th, 2023
Please join me in praying that Leader Scalise will recover quickly.
Rep Andy Biggs August 29th, 2023
After his cancer diagnosis, Heidi and I pray for Steve Scalise, Majority Leader .
May God’s gentle hands heal him and his loved ones during his treatment.
Senator Ted Cruz August 29th, 2023
Sen. Marsha Blackburn August 29th, 2023
We are thinking of Rep. Scalise, his family and all those who have been affected by this difficult time.
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Fox News (@FoxNews August 29th, 2023