Sources Near Mitt Romney Said He's Treating Cancer

politics
January 08, 2018Jan 08, 2018

Multiple news outlets are reporting that 2012 presidential candidate Mitt Romney was treated for cancer over the summer.

CNN news anchor Jake Tapper tweeted that Romney, who is 70, underwent the treatment in California.

"Source close to @MittRomney: Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer. He was treated surgically by Dr. Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California. His prognosis is good; he was successfully treated.”

https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/950440886676217856

NBC tweeted something similar. They confirmed Tapper's report.

"JUST IN: Mitt Romney was treated over the summer for prostate cancer, @NBCNews confirms."

https://twitter.com/NBCPolitics/status/950444180215656449

This story will be updated as more details are revealed.