Amy Klobuchar says she was treated for breast cancer.

Senator Amy Klobuchar mentioned Thursday that she had been recognized and treated this 12 months for breast most cancers and that her medical doctors mentioned in August that her remedy had been profitable.

“At this point my doctors believe that my chances of developing cancer again are no greater than the average person,” Ms. Klobuchar, Democrat of Minnesota, wrote in submit on Medium on Thursday morning.

Ms. Klobuchar mentioned she underwent varied assessments after studying in February that she had Stage 1A most cancers, and that she subsequently had a lumpectomy on her proper breast to take away the most cancers.

In May, she mentioned, she accomplished radiation remedy. She mentioned that medical doctors decided in August that the remedy had been profitable.

Ms. Klobuchar mentioned her analysis and remedy occurred on the identical time her father, Jim Klobuchar, died.

“Of course this has been scary at times,” Ms. Klobuchar mentioned.