Missouri Secretary of State Has Breast Cancer

FEBRUARY 27, 2006 - Posted at 3:36 p.m. CST

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - Secretary of State Robin Carnahan says she has breast cancer.

Carnahan issued a statement today saying she was recently diagnosed and is talking with doctors and family members to develop a treatment plan.

She says the cancer is at an early stage, and doctors expect her to make a full recovery.

Carnahan says she plans to continue working, as much as she can, while she undergoes treatment.

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