It was a courageous battle, but Minnesota GOP Representative Jim Hagedorn has lost his war against kidney cancer at the age of 59.
Hagedorn took office in 2018, but was diagnosed with advanced-stage kidney cancer the following year.
He announced his battle in February of 2020 and began to receive treatment.
He had an entire kidney removed, “along with cancerous tissues surrounding the kidney.”
Unfortunately, “In July, he announced a reoccurrence of his kidney cancer,” the Washington Post reported.
Hagedorn’s wife shared the devastating news on her social media February 18.
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