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Doctors: Rep. Hinchey being treated for curable colon cancer

Orange County Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) is undergoing treatment for colon cancer. Doctors say the 72-year-old has been diagnosed with a "curable" form of the cancer. Hinchey is receiving

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2014, 5:55 PM

Updated 3,680 days ago

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Orange County Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) is undergoing treatment for colon cancer.
Doctors say the 72-year-old has been diagnosed with a "curable" form of the cancer.
Hinchey is receiving radiation before having surgery in June, which will be followed by chemotherapy.
Officials say Hinchey is expected to make a full recovery and that the congressman plans to continue working during his treatment.


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