California governor to undergo treatment for prostate cancer

California Governor Jerry Brown leaves the stage at the Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaBrown's office released a statement saying that the treatment would take place between late February and early March and that the 78-year-old Democrat would keep a full work schedule during that time. "Fortunately, this is not extensive disease, can be readily treated with a short course of radiotherapy, and there are not expected to be any significant side effects," his oncologist, Dr. Eric Small of the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, said in the statement. "The prognosis for Governor Brown is excellent," Small said.

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