Congressman Neugebauer Released from Hospital - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

10/2/09

Congressman Neugebauer Released from Hospital

Washington, DC -Congressman Randy Neugebauer issued the following statement after being released from Johns Hopkins Medical Center where he underwent successful surgery to treat prostate cancer.

"I am relieved to have the surgery over with and to be able to say that I no longer have prostate cancer, but I HAD prostate cancer. I would like to thank all of the doctors and nurses for their extraordinary care.

"I would also like to thank everyone in the 19th Congressional District for their continued prayers and well wishes. Dana and I have been truly overwhelmed and humbled by the support, prayers and encouragement we have received over the past few days.  We read each and every encouraging word and want to thank everyone for the great source of strength they provided.

"Now that the surgery is behind me, I look forward to making a full recovery and getting back to work soon."

The following is a statement on Congressman Neugebauer from Dr. Patrick Walsh:

"This was a textbook case that went perfectly. I expect Congressman Neugebauer to make a full and complete recovery."

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