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Casey DeSantis is now cancer-free

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Florida Governor's Office

Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis has made a major step in her battle against breast cancer, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday.

“After going through both treatment and surgery for breast cancer, she is now considered cancer-free,” DeSantis said in a video address.

The first lady’s cancer diagnosis was announced in October. A former Jacksonville television personality, Casey DeSantis has played a high-profile role in her husband’s administration, particularly on issues such as mental-health services.

Casey DeSantis is a mother of three young children. The governor in his video address said that his wife “still has more to do” but added he is “confident she’s going to make a full recovery.”