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Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman announces she has cancer, plans to run for another term

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Posted at 10:50 AM, Jan 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-23 00:24:27-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman made two big announcements Tuesday morning.

First, she is running for a third and final term. Second, she has Stage 2A cancer in her right breast.

Goodman made the announcement during a press conference.

Goodman told those gathered that she is "completely healthy" and can continue to work effectively as the mayor of Las Vegas during treatment.

The mayor received the diagnosis on Jan. 16 after her routine annual exam.

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