Bob Casey Announces Diagnoses of Prostate Cancer

Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement regarding his health:

“Last month, I was diagnosed with prostate cancer. While this news came as a shock, I can report that I have an excellent prognosis, as well as the benefit of exceptional medical care and the unwavering support of my family. In the coming months I will undergo surgery, after which I am expected to make a full recovery. I am confident that my recommended course of treatment will allow me to continue my service in the 118th Congress with minimal disruption, and I look forward to the work ahead.”

What is Prostate Cancer?

Postate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men and can be a serious health threat if not detected and treated in its early stages.

Symptoms of prostate cancer may include frequent urination, difficulty starting or stopping the flow of urine, and pain or burning during urination. However, these symptoms can also be caused by other conditions, so it is important to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis.

It is important for men to have regular check-ups with their doctor, especially as they get older, to screen for prostate cancer and other potential health problems.

While there is no sure way to prevent prostate cancer, there are things that men can do to reduce their risk, such as eating a healthy diet, maintaining a healthy weight, and getting regular exercise.


Berry L Baker obituary 1932-2023

Berry loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and exceptional gardener. He blessed many people over the years with his hunting and gardening harvests.

Marlin M Bishop 1950-2023

Marlin was a Vo-Tech Teacher at Carlisle High School and Harrisburg Vo-Tech. He was a Penn State University Graduate, and an avid Penn State Football fan.

Waynesboro Council Meeting: What You Missed

During the Borough of Waynesboro’s council meeting on September 20th, a number of significant discussions, resolutions, and announcements were made that impact the local community.

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