Former Indiana first lady continuing cancer fight

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — Former Indiana first lady Susan Bayh is continuing treatments nearly a year after being diagnosed with the same type of malignant brain tumor that killed Sen. John McCain.

Bayh sat between her husband, former Gov. Evan Bayh, and their twin sons during Wednesday’s Indiana Statehouse memorial service for his father, former Sen. Birch Bayh.

The Bayhs say 59-year-old Susan has undergone multiple surgeries and radiation and immunotherapy treatments in fighting the malignant glioblastoma discovered in May 2018.

Evan Bayh says his wife is looking better and the family is optimistic about her health.

Susan Bayh previously underwent brain surgery in 2015 to remove a benign tumor. She says she appreciates the many prayer letters she’s received from the people of Indiana.

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