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  Former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman says cancer has returned to his lungs, 'shaken my soul'
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Last EditedRP  Aug 15, 2018 08:55am
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AuthorRochelle Olson
MediaNewspaper - Star Tribune, The (Minneapolis - St. Paul)
News DateWednesday, August 15, 2018 03:55:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionThe throat and neck cancer that former U.S. Sen. Norm Coleman began battling almost three years ago has spread to his lungs and is at the most advanced stage, Coleman announced Tuesday in a contemplative social media post that touched on family, prayer and New York Yankees great Lou Gehrig.

“The prognosis for metastasized cancer is typically not optimistic,” the 68-year-old wrote. “But, the DNA of my cancer has shown great responsiveness to chemo and radiation treatment. My physicians at the Mayo Clinic remain optimistic that the beast can still be contained.”

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