October 20, 2020

Conservative star Dan Bongino reveals cancer diagnosis

Conservative political commentator and outspoken Trump supporter Dan Bongino announced on Friday that he has been diagnosed with cancer after doctors discovered a tumor in his neck last month.

Bongino, who frequently appears on Fox News, told fans on Friday that he “did get a diagnosis yesterday from my doctor. … Unfortunately, it is cancer. It’s lymphoma, the Hodgkin’s type. But it is treatable.”

Bongino first alerted his fans to the possibility of a cancer diagnosis in September, after revealing that concerned audience-members had alerted him about what appeared to be an abnormal growth on his neck.

After seeking medical attention in late September, Bongino told fans that the doctors had found a tumor near his vocal cords.

“It’s a tumor, but there’s a strong likelihood that it is not cancerous,” Bongino told his fans at the time, adding that his medical team believed there was a strong chance that it wasn’t cancerous. “It’s in a very weird spot in my neck near my carotid artery, near vocal cords and things, and it is big. It’s 7 centimeters … It’s scary.”

The tumor was successfully removed earlier this month, though Bongino tweeted on October 7 that he had received “bad news” that it “looks like lymphoma.”

“I do have cancer, and that is hard for me to say,” the 45-year-old said on Friday. “But we’ll be OK, and I am optimistic. That’s not some act I’m putting on for the show.”

Bongino served as a Secret Service agent during the Obama administration before retiring to run for public office. After several unsuccessful attempts, Bongino began hosting the Dan Bongino Show, a popular weekday podcast in which he discusses relevant political happenings.

Bongino also recently launched the Bongino Report, a competitor to the now-liberal Drudge Report, a news aggregation site that played a major role in Donald Trump’s election in 2016. A vocal critic of the mainstream media and the so-called “deep state,” Bongino has dedicated much energy to exposing the Obama administration’s interference in the 2016 election.

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54 Responses

  1. Dan, I am so sorry to hear that you have cancer. A good bit of cancer has run through my family. I have never had it, but frequently wonder if this or that may be cancer. We cannot make decisions re our unexpected health, but we can pray, we can ask for forgiveness, we can empathize with others in the same boat and in some cases in worse shape that we are in. The good Lord takes care of us and He will take care of you. Hang in there, try to view the world as great, and above all, thank God that He has you and you have Him. Many, MANY of us love you.

  2. Mr Bongino,
    My husband & I are Fox News fans. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. Hang in there and take care of yourself, stay positive and you will beat this nasty cancer. Having dealt with cancer personally with losing a son to bring cancer 25 years ago, staying positive helped him last for 2 and half years longer. Hugs to you and your family May God protect you all at this tim.

    1. This is the “D” trying to scare you and I rebuke all that involves the “C” word. I’ve never really gotten involved in politics but things have changed to so much negative and I found your post and am hooked. You are the only “honest” person that I have found to listen to and I am so thankful for that. I know God is in control of everything so I will continue to trust him and YOU. There will be continued prayers for you and your family so will be looking forward to your show. We need you and your honest reporting. Wish there was a magic info button to push and have every bit of your info just appears so I will continue to follow your show and all of the honest things you have to share. GOD still reigns. Just trust all of positive things for you and your following folks. Pray/believe and let God be in control. You are loved and respected. Much love and prayers for you and your family.

  3. Dan,
    I am so sorry to hear of your diagnosis. You will be in my prayers daily. Please keep up the superb work that you do! We need you! God bless you!

  4. Dan, we are so sorry ti hear it’s cancer. The good news it is treatable. I also have cancer. We are praying for you and a Godspeed recovery..you are well loved and please know we are all praying for you to recover quickly.
    Our thoughts and prayers from Maine.
    God bless you and your family..we love you❤

  5. Mr. B. hang in there. It might be rough going at times but every dark cloud has a silver lining. Prayers are lifting you up. The whole Rene Donk family stands behind you in prayers. God loves you and so do we.

  6. Dan, America needs to hear your beautiful strong voice guiding us along the path of sane political commentary. You have given many of us an insight into the political machines running our government. You have also reported many evil anti-American activities that are being carried out in the name of of the Democratic party. Things that have not been reported by the main stream media. Because of you, I have a new awareness of how political operatives work, and advance their causes. I like many others are praying for you and your family. May God bless and heal you.

  7. So sorry to hear your news ! You are young, give it all you have and beat the odds.
    I will pray for you and your family to have faith and a speedy recovery.

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