Representative Sheila Jackson Lee Announces Pancreatic Cancer Treatments

She asks for prayers and expresses her commitment to “working with Congressional leadership.“

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas reported she is undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer. The 15-term congresswoman, who represents Texas’ 18th District, said she may be “occasionally absent from Congress“ during her treatments.

“My doctors have confirmed my diagnosis of pancreatic cancer. I am currently undergoing treatment to battle this disease that impacts tens of thousands of Americans every year,” Representative Jackson Lee stated. “I am confident that my doctors have developed the best possible plan to target my specific disease. The road ahead will not be easy, but I stand in faith that God will strengthen me.”

She concluded, “Please keep me and my family in your prayers as you have always done. Know that you will remain in mine. As always, God bless you, and God bless the United States of America.”

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For healing for Representative Jackson Lee as she undergoes cancer treatments.
  • For wisdom for the congresswoman’s healthcare professionals as they oversee her treatment.

Sources: ABC News, Just The News,


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