Meg Whitman

California governor to get further prostate cancer treatment

California Gov. Jerry Brown will undergo further radiation treatment for prostate cancer first treated in 2012, his office announced Saturday.

Brown's oncologist, Dr. Eric Small of the University of California, San Francisco, said the cancer is not extensive and can be treated with "a short course of radiotherapy."

"The prognosis for Governor Brown is excellent," Small added in a brief statement released by Brown's office. He said 78-year-old governor is not expected to experience any significant side effects.

Brown will continue his full work schedule through treatment, which is planned to occur between late February and early March.

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