North Carolina’s junior senator says the cancer was detected early and he expects to make a full recovery.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common cancers in American men with about 248,530 new cases diagnosed each year, according to the American Cancer Society.
The 60-year-old Republican notes that he was ‘blessed’ to have had the cancer show up in a routine screening.
Annual physical exams are just one of the preventive benefits covered under the Affordable Care Act.
Read Senator Tillis’ full statement on his health below: