By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that First Lady Casey DeSantis had completed her final chemotherapy treatment after a breast cancer diagnosis.

The first lady’s diagnosis was made public in October. The governor said she finished the chemotherapy treatments Wednesday, calling it a “big milestone.”

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“She’s doing well and we look forward to having good news over the ensuing weeks and months,” the Republican governor said at a news conference in Bowling Green.

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Casey DeSantis, 41, has played an active role in her husband’s administration, often appearing alongside the governor at official events. The couple has three children.

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