Cancer

Maryland Gov. Hogan to be treated for 'common,' curable skin cancer Saturday

Maryland Gov. Hogan to be treated for 'common,' curable skin cancer Saturday

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who was treated for non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2015 and 2016, will undergo surgery Saturday to remove skin cancer that his dermatologist called "extremely common" and curable.

Cancerous growths will be removed from his forehead and upper torso. Hogan has what is known as basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma — not the more serious skin cancer melanoma.

“It’s basically sun damage,” said Hogan, adding that he worked for six years as a lifeguard at a hotel pool in Daytona Beach, Fla.

“I wanted to look good with a dark tan, so I never...

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