Senate

Sen. Coburn Receiving Treatment For Prostate Cancer

Fourth cancer diagnosis

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Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) is receiving medical care after receiving his fourth cancer diagnosis. 

The Oklahoma Republican missed a procedural vote on a gay rights bill Monday night in the Senate. 

His spokesman confirmed that Coburn was recently diagnosed with prostate cancer, his second bout with the disease, and will miss work this week. 

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