Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Friday that first lady Casey DeSantis completed her last radiation treatment.
"I'm also really excited to be able to announce that this morning was my wife and the first lady's final radiation treatment," he said at a press conference as those in attendance cheered.
"We really appreciate everyone who's prayed for her and for us over these many, many months," he continued. "At the end of the day, it was not an easy thing for anyone to go through, but I can tell you that the prognosis couldn't be better, and I look forward to her being out and about."
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Casey DeSantis tweeted the video out, writing, "Trust in God. Thank you for all the prayers … and yes, Governor, can’t wait to come back! BTW, for my final radiation treatment they played 'Sweet Florida' by the Van Zant brothers (…to my radiation team, thank you for everything)."
Trust in God. Thank you for all the prayers 🙏— Casey DeSantis (@FLCaseyDeSantis) April 29, 2022
…and yes, Governor, can’t wait to come back!
BTW, for my final radiation treatment they played Sweet Florida by the Van Zant brothers 💪❤️😎
(…to my radiation team, thank you for everything) pic.twitter.com/i6jAFEgPYy
Casey DeSantis was diagnosed with breast cancer, the governor revealed last year. In January, he announced that his wife completed her final chemotherapy treatment. Providing an update in March, he said the first lady was free of cancer.
Excited to share this update about First Lady @FLCaseyDeSantis’ health: pic.twitter.com/HsMjWwPHIv— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) March 3, 2022
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His wife wrote, "There are no words to express how truly blessed, grateful and humbled I am to hear the words cancer free. To those who are in the fight, know there is hope. Have faith and stay strong," after the announcement.