Mark Foley Has Prostate Cancer

He'll have surgery tomorrow to remove prostate
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 7, 2011 10:28 AM CDT
In this Jan. 25, 2011 photo, former U.S. Rep. Mark Foley prepares for his West Palm Beach, Fla. radio show. He left congress after a scandal.   (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

(Newser) – Ready to feel bad for a disgraced ex-congressman? Mark Foley has prostate cancer, he tells NewsMax. Foley, who now hosts a conservative radio show, revealed that he’ll undergo surgery tomorrow to remove his entire prostate. “Naturally, I have some reservations about the surgery. Nobody wants their plumbing messed with,” he said. “But I feel mostly good about it.”

If all goes well, Foley should be fine, and won’t need radiation treatment. Besides, he quipped, “I made it through 2006. So this is a minor bump in the road.”

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