Bob Dole, former US Senator from Kansas, Former Republican Senate Majority Leader, and 1996 Republican nominee for President of the United States has announced that he was diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer.

He announced that he will start treatment on Monday.

Bob Dole is a WW2 veteran, has a career that spans over 5 decades. He is 97.

This comes one day after conservative talk-show host, Rush Limbaugh died of Lung Cancer at 70