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Roy Barreras, president of the Senate, begins his chemotherapies to fight cancer

The senator rejected the clashes between the ELN and the dissidents.  Photo: Colprensa
The senator rejected the clashes between the ELN and the dissidents. Photo: Colprensa

Today, Sunday, October 9, the president of the Senate, Roy Barreras, begins his chemotherapy process to deal with his most recent health change. In recent days, it is worth remembering, the official made public his medical diagnosis by revealing that he is suffering from cancer in his digestive tract. It was on the afternoon of September 3 when he said that he was sick. “My life has been a sum of challenges and I am sure that with faith and the support of my family I will also overcome this” The senator said, at the time, through his social networks.

“The Santa Fe de Bogotá Foundation, upon request and authorization from the president of Congress, Senator Roy Barreras Montealegre, informs the public that in a routine check-up carried out last week, an injury was found that has been confirmed by studies of pathology as an adenocarcinoma of the lower digestive tract, for which a multidisciplinary treatment is required”reads in the statement that, for the days of the announcement, the Santa Fe Foundation, the entity in charge of attending to the official’s health, made it.

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