Shortly after reports of the surgery surfaced, Reid's family put out a statement.
Former Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid had surgery on Monday to treat pancreatic cancer, according to a statement from his family.
According to Reid's family, doctors discovered the tumor in his pancreas during a routine screening and they are confident that he will recover well after the surgery.
"He'll bear chemotherapy as the following step in his therapy".
Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks during a joint appearance with former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry during a lecture series at the University of Nevada, Reno, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. He retired previous year.
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Reid, 78, is now co-chair of the MGM Resorts International Public Policy Institute, along with former House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio).
Reid, a one-time amateur boxer and Capitol Police officer from Searchlight, Nevada, served five terms in the Senate, beginning in 1987.
The former Senate Democratic leader declined to seek re-election in 2016 after more than three decades in Congress.
On the Senate floor, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he had spoken with Reid's family. He'll beat cancer too. "We're all praying for expensive Harry's speedy restoration". Republican Sen. John McCain tweeted, "From one cantankerous senator to another, sending my prayers & best wishes to @SenatorReid as he recovers from a successful surgery".
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