Fryar: Lung tumor is 90 percent gone

Buncombe County Commissioner Mike Fryar announced Sept. 6 that his fight against lung cancer is going well.

“I would like to thank everyone for all of their support the last few months,” he wrote in a Facebook message. “I received good news from my doctor today. The scan results came back good and the tumor is 90 percent gone. I will begin two more chemo treatments which they believe will complete my treatments and things are looking very positive.”

In June, Fryar revealed that he’d been diagnosed with a single tumor in his lung.

The Republican freshman represents District 2, which encompasses much of eastern and northern Buncombe County, including Weaverville, Black Mountain, and Fairview, where he lives.


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