In a statement, staffers said Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., received the news following a recent routine physical and will undergo treatment in Tennessee during the August work period.

“The prognosis is excellent, and treatment is not expected to interfere with his scheduled legislative duties,” the statement said. “Congressman Roe thanks East Tennesseans for the privilege of serving them and looks forward to continuing to represent them.”

https://www.navytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2017/07/25/house-vet-affairs-chairman-diagnosed-with-prostate-cancer/