Demo­c­rat Sheila Jack­son Lee Diag­nosed With Can­cer

Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee Diagnosed With Cancer

Rep. Sheila Jack­son Lee (D‑TX) announced on social media late Sun­day night that she was recent­ly diag­nosed with pan­cre­at­ic can­cer.
The announce­ment comes after Lee lost her race last year to be the next may­or of Hous­ton fol­low­ing the release of leaked audio tapes in which she berat­ed staffers.
“My doc­tors have con­firmed my diag­no­sis of pan­cre­at­ic can­cer. I am cur­rent­ly under­go­ing treat­ment to bat­tle this dis­ease that impacts tens of thou­sands of Amer­i­cans every year,” she said. “I am con­fi­dent that my doc­tors have devel­oped the best pos­si­ble plan to tar­get my spe­cif­ic dis­ease. The road ahead will not be easy, but I stand in faith that God will strength­en me.”
She said she would like­ly miss time in Con­gress as she pur­sues treat­ment, but her office would con­tin­ue to sup­port co …