Skin Cancer

Larry Hogan, despite facial scars, declares second victory over cancer

Larry Hogan, despite facial scars, declares second victory over cancer

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan, who said he had surgery Saturday to treat a non-life-threatening form of skin cancer, posted on Twitter that he’s defeated cancer a second time.

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...

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