BREAKING NEWS: Edwards' Wife Has Cancer Recurrence but Campaign Goes On

March 22, 2007

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- John Edwards, the former senator, announced today that his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, 57, has had a recurrence of breast cancer, a bony metastasis, but he is continuing his campaign to be the Democratic candidate for the presidency. Elizabeth Edwards had a lumpectomy in 2004 and adjuvant chemoradiation. He and his wife called the malignancy treatable. "The campaign goes on," he said.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- John Edwards, the former senator, announced today that his wife, Elizabeth Edwards, 57, has had a recurrence of breast cancer, a bony metastasis, but he is continuing his campaign to be the Democratic candidate for the presidency.

Elizabeth Edwards had a lumpectomy in 2004 and adjuvant chemoradiation. He and his wife called the malignancy treatable.

"The campaign goes on," he said.