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Rush Limbaugh Returns to Radio After Cancer Diagnosis

Conservative host Rush Limbaugh, who was awarded the Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trumps State of the Union, returned to his radio program on Friday after announcing earlier this week that he was diagnosed with advanced lung cancer.

“What a week. What an incredible week,” Limbaugh said on his show. “You know, I dont like to brag … but everything happening to the Democrat Party today, if you go back … youll find that I predicted this implosion of the Democrat Party. And thats exactly what it is.”

On Monday, the longtime host announced that he was diagnosed with cancer and would be undergoing treatment. At the time, Limbaugh said he would attempt to return to his regular hosting duties on Friday.

“The last thing that I did on Monday was inform all of you of a medical diagnosis, advanced lung cancer. I told you Monday that I really wished that I could not announce it because I dont like making things about me, and I promised you that I was not going to live every aspect of this on the air,” the 69-year-old said.

Limbaugh noted that millions of Americans have been diagnosed with lung cancer.

“So you dont need me sharing all of the details with you,” he said. “I wouldnt want to do it anyway because there is a lot of factors involved including privacy and distraction.”

Rush Limbaugh at the State of the Union Address
Rush Limbaugh at the State of the Union Address
Rush Limbaugh at the State of the Union Address on Feb. 4, 2020. (White House)
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Epoch Times Photo
Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom during President Donald Trumps State of the Union address. (White House)

He later thanked listeners for their support in the wake of his diagnosis.

“I cannot thank all of the people that I have heard from since Monday,” Limbaugh said. “To have this kind of support, and to know it, to be fully aware ofRead More – Source

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