MIAMI (CBSMiami/CNN) — Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer, sources close to Romney said Monday.READ MORE: Man's Body Found In Yard Of Hallandale Beach Home
The sources say he was treated over the summer.READ MORE: Out Of Work? These Places Are Hiring
“He was treated surgically by Dr. Thomas Ahlering at UC Irvine Hospital in California,” the source told CNN. “His prognosis is good; he was successfully treated.”
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Romney, the 70-year-old former governor of Massachusetts, is being widely encouraged to run for Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch’s seat in 2018.