Jean Rounds to have surgery at Mayo Clinic on Friday

Local News
KELO Sen. Mike Rounds Jean Rounds

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — U.S. Senator Mike Rounds and his wife, Jean, shared an update on her cancer treatment.

According to a release from the senator, the couple traveled to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester this week for a scheduled 90-day checkup. Doctors found a malignancy in the same spot where an initial sarcoma was located.

Jean will undergo a surgical procedure on Friday morning to remove the malignancy.

In May of 2019, Jean was diagnosed with a malignant, high-grade, aggressive tumor near her sciatic nerve—a sarcoma. She underwent six rounds of chemo, surgery to remove the remaining portion of her tumor, and radiation treatment, which was completed in February.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Continuing The Conversation
See Full Weather Forecast

Trending Stories

Don't Miss!

More Don't Miss