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Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis finishes chemotherapy for breast cancer

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 12:12:14-05

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. (AP) — Florida first lady Casey DeSantis has completed her final chemotherapy treatment after a breast cancer diagnosis.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said at a news conference Thursday that she finished the treatments Wednesday, calling it a "big milestone."

"Thank you for being by my side from the beginning, but especially yesterday as we celebrated my FINAL Chemo Treatment together. I’m grateful, very humbled and blessed," Casey said in a Tweet.

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The Republican governor said his wife is doing well and they "look forward to having good news" in the next weeks or months.

Her diagnosis was made public in October.

The 41-year-old Casey DeSantis has played an active role in her husband's administration. The couple has three children together.