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Governor’s wife Casey DeSantis diagnosed with breast cancer

The announcement comes as the country enters breast cancer awareness month. Casey, 41, the mother of three young children, has been a big advocate for children and mental health in her position as First Lady.

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As the country enters breast cancer awareness month, Governor DeSantis announced his wife, Casey, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Casey, 41, is the mother of three young children.

“I am saddened to report that Florida’s esteemed First Lady and my beloved wife has been diagnosed with breast cancer,” DeSantis said in a written statement. “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 governor did not release details on the stage of his wife’s cancer.

“At this time, we do not have any more details to share,” Christina Pushaw, press secretary for Gov. DeSantis, said about the breast cancer diagnosis.

Casey is a former Emmy award-winning television host and morning news anchor in Jacksonville. She also worked for the PGA Tour as a producer and on-air host. In addition, she is a three-time equestrian national champion, as well as a runner-up NCAA division one champion. Casey earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the College of Charleston. As First Lady, she has been a big advocate for children and mental health.

“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,” Gov. DeSantis said.

Governor’s wife Casey DeSantis diagnosed with breast cancer

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