DENVER (CBS4) – Sen. Michael Bennet has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The disease is reportedly in its early stages.

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The Democrat, Colorado’s senior senator, says his prognosis is good.

“During the upcoming Senate recess, I will have surgery in Colorado and return to work following a brief recovery,” he wrote on social media

Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican and Colorado’s junior senator, shared his sentiments on social media.