Dodd is scheduled to undergo surgery during the Senate's August recess and said he expects to be back at work after a "brief recuperation" at home.Best wishes for a speedy recovery, Senator.
"It's something that's very common among men my age," said Dodd, who is 65 and the father of two young daughters. "In fact, one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point during their life."
Dodd, a Democrat, said he feels fine and intends to run for re-election in November 2010. ... As the ranking Democrat on the Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Dodd is one of the key players in the effort to overhaul the nation's healthcare system.
The Dodd abides.