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Brown’s Prostate Cancer Treatment “Finished”

California Governor Jerry Brown said his treatment for prostate cancer is finished – and he’s all set for a busy month at the State Capitol.

Capital Public Radio

Gov. Jerry Brown announces an end to the state of emergency in California's prison system at a Capitol news conference Tuesday in Sacramento.

“I’m ready, I’m raring to go and don’t expect me to leave too soon!” exclaimed Brown.

Those were the governor’s first comments on his health since his office announced he was diagnosed with localized prostate cancer in mid-December.

At the time, Brown’s oncologist said the cancer had been found in an early stage and his prognosis was “excellent.” The governor kept a low profile during his treatment, and his office did not give out many details.

Brown will release his budget proposal on Thursday and give his annual State of the State address in a couple of weeks.

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