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Reed scheduled for cancer surgery

OLYMPIA -- Secretary of State Sam Reed will have cancer surgery Monday in Seattle, his office announced this morning. He's expected to return to work after a brief recovery period.

Reed, 69, was diagnosed recently with the early stages of kidney cancer: "Thanks to early detection and diagnosis, my doctors say my prognosis for successful surgery and recovery is excellent.” 



Jim Camden
Jim Camden joined The Spokesman-Review in 1981 and retired in 2021. He is currently the political and state government correspondent covering Washington state.

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