Casey DeSantis, wife of Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
DeSantis announced his wife's cancer diagnosis in a statement on Monday.
"I am saddened to report that Florida's esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer," DeSantis said.
"As the mother of three young children, Casey is the centerpiece of our family and has made an impact on the lives of countless Floridians through her initiatives as first lady. As she faces the most difficult test of her life, she will have not only have my unwavering support but the support of our entire family, as well as the prayers and well wishes from Floridians across our state."
The couple married in 2010 and have three children, Madison, Mason and Mamie.
Mommy’s angels and my hero, I love you with all my heart ?? Grateful, Thankful and Blessed ? pic.twitter.com/ro69TO2DQ9
— Casey DeSantis (@FLCaseyDeSantis) September 24, 2021
According to MSN, Casey DeSantis is a former producer and Emmy award-winning television show host.
Twitter users are mostly supportive.
— cmaklaw (@texasmamma777) October 4, 2021
Yes heavy prayers go out to Florida's First Lady. I was diagnosed October 2, 2019 had double mastectomy and I am doing great. So I know Casey are Santis will pull through never lose Faith, you got this. Many prayers coming your way. ??????????
— Gail Lionetti (@gaillionetti) October 4, 2021
Yes, praying for healing and strength in Jesus name for our First Lady of Florida Casey DeSantis! Lord I pray for healing and strength for Casey and the Desantis family! Jesus cover her with the blood of Jesus, in Jesus name!
— Brian Perras (@bperras12) October 4, 2021
I wish Casey DeSantis the best .
Did you know that, in Florida, Breast Cancer was considered a Pre Existing condition? I lived in FL and applied for health insurance thru my job as a nurse. Turned down because of a history of breast cancer!
— Laura St.Cyr (@LauraStCyr3) October 4, 2021
Wishing Casey DeSantis, Florida's First Lady, a speedy and safe recovery from her breast cancer diagnosis. This has nothing to do with politics. Just a kind-hearted and prayerful woman, praying for someone in need. ????
— Barbara Mickens (@BHeslopMickens) October 4, 2021