Former Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole has announced that he has stage four lung cancer.
In a statement released on Thursday, the former senator for Kansas said he would begin treatment on Monday.
“While I certainly have some hurdles ahead, I also know that I join millions of Americans who face significant health challenges of their own,” he said.
Mr Dole represented Kansas from 1969 to 1996, before a White House run challenging incumbent president Bill Clinton.
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Source: THE INDEPENDENT