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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he has cancer of lymph nodes

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he has "very advanced" and "very aggressive" cancer of the lymph nodes, but he said he will fight for a full recovery and continue to work as the state's chief elected official. Hogan spoke candidly, choking up at times while also managing to keep a sense of humor, as family, friends and his staff filled the governor's reception room for the announcement. The governor, who has been in office for five months, said the cancer is B-cell non-Hodgkin lymphoma. "Over the coming months, I'll be receiving multiple very aggressive chemotherapy treatments," Hogan said. "Most likely, I'm going to lose my...