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‘I Am Optimistic’: Dan Bongino Confirms Cancer Diagnosis, Says He’ll ‘Be Okay’

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Shelby Talcott Media Reporter
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Commentator and radio host Dan Bongino announced Friday that he has been diagnosed with cancer after undergoing surgery for a lump in his neck.

Bongino, 45, previously had surgery to remove the lump, which he first believed to just be a lipoma. He announced that “it looks like lymphoma” following the surgery and confirmed the diagnosis on his talk show “The Dan Bongino Show.”

“We did get a diagnosis yesterday from my doctor … unfortunately, it is cancer,” Bongino announced. “It’s lymphoma, the Hodgkin’s type, but it is treatable. Feel like I owe you an update, we’re gonna leave it there. Nothing to be depressed about, there’s a treatment plan.”

“Everybody’s got their obstacles … But, I do have cancer, and that is hard for me to say, but we’ll be okay and I am optimistic, that’s not some act I’m putting on for the show,” he added before praising his family and fans.

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Bongino is married with two kids and reiterated that there is “nothing to be depressed about” before continuing on with the show. (RELATED: ‘Catastrophic Judgmental Error’: Dan Bongino Warns Rioters Not To Try Breaching The White House)