Conservative talk radio show host Rush Limbaugh specifies he’s had a barrier in his battle versus advanced lung cancer.
Limbaugh, 69, stated current scans show “some progression of cancer.” It’s “not remarkable, but it is the incorrect instructions,” he informed listeners Monday, according to a records released on his website.
The host specified Monday that he has been detected with phase 4 lung cancer.
On Feb. 3, he at first divulged that he was ill. The following day, President Donald Trump given Limbaugh the Governmental Medal of Versatility, the nation’s biggest civilian honor, throughout the State of the Union address.
Limbaugh stated that he had actually thought twice to speak excessive about his health problem on air, in part because “I’m not the only one that’s going through difficulties, challenging times.”
” I wish to stress here that I understand numerous numbers of you are experiencing the very same thing. If it isn’t lung cancer, it’s some kind of cancer. If it isn’t you, it’s somebody actually close to you. If it isn’t a disease, it’s something,” he specified Monday.
Limbaugh stated that prior to the current scans that exposed some development, “the scans had revealed that we had actually rendered the cancer dormant.”
” So we have to modify the treatment strategy, which we did, and the chemotherapy drugs in hopes of keeping additional progression at bay for as long as possible,” Limbaugh stated. “The idea now is to keep it where it is or possibly have it decrease once again. We’ve shown that is possible.”
Phil Helsel is a press reporter for NBC News.