He did admit one cost of the procedure: His face “is a little rough-looking,” he said Wednesday.
“I should say, ‘you should see what the other guy looks like,’ ” he quipped.
It was the governor’s second bout with cancer since he took office in 2015. That year he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a far more serious condition. Doctors have since told him he is cancer-free.
Hogan said the skin procedure took 3½ hours. He said it was a complete success.
“For anyone keeping score, it’s Larry 2, cancer 0,” he said.
Hogan, a Republican, announced his approval Wednesday of a measure sponsored by House Speaker Michael E. Busch — who owes his life to a liver transplant — to provide a tax credit for living organ donors.
The governor said he and Busch, a Democrat and sometimes political rival, had found common ground in both having struggled with life-threatening illnesses.