By: KDKA-TV News Staff
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — State Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward is battling breast cancer.READ MORE: 19-Year-Old Worker Dies On Neville Island After Falling 50-60 Feet Off Roof
The Republican leader told Marty Griffin on Tuesday that she was diagnosed in December and went through four chemotherapy treatments.READ MORE: Man In New Castle Seriously Injured After 2,000 Pounds Of Steel Mesh Falls On Him
Senator Ward says there are more procedures to come, including a mastectomy and having her ovaries removed.MORE NEWS: Man Gets Up To 30 Years In Prison For Shooting, Killing 3-Year-Old Girl
She told Griffin she is “doing fine,” but wanted to tell her story so that other women will stay vigilant and get regular mammograms.