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Romney treated over the summer for prostate cancer: reports

Romney treated over the summer for prostate cancer: reports
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Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyDems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Pawlenty departing Wall Street group as campaign rumors swirl Trump ambassador nominee spread conspiracy theories about Cruz, Kasich MORE was treated over the summer for prostate cancer, according to multiple reports.

A source close to Romney said that the former GOP presidential nominee was treated surgically over the summer at a hospital in California, according to CNN.

"His prognosis is good; he was successfully treated," the source said.

Sen. Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchOvernight Tech: Uber exec says 'no justification' for covering up hack | Apple considers battery rebates | Regulators talk bitcoin | SpaceX launches world's most powerful rocket Overnight Cybersecurity: Tillerson proposes new cyber bureau at State | Senate bill would clarify cross-border data rules | Uber exec says 'no justification' for covering up breach Hatch introduces bipartisan bill to clarify cross-border data policies MORE (R-Utah) announced earlier this month that he would retire at the end of his current term, leaving an opening for a potential Romney Senate run.

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There has been speculation recently that Romney count mount a Senate bid in Utah.

Hatch said last week that Romney would have his support if he runs for Senate.

Trump last week spoke over the phone with Romney — who has been a vocal critic of Trump in the past.

In the call, Trump wished Romney luck in his future endeavors.