With Carly Fiorina sidelined by an infection related to her summer breast cancer, The Brody File wants to share with you what she told me two months ago about her fight with breast cancer.
This interview was done in August of this year in Sacramento, California. The video clip and transcription are below.
Carly Fiorina in August 2008: “I feel fantastic. I am one of the lucky ones. Someday I’ll die, but it won’t be of breast cancer and you know when I first was diagnosed, people told me that I would look back on it as a blessing and I know that’s such an odd thing to say because I wouldn’t wish it on anyone. It is a tough passage, but it has been a blessing. My family is stronger, my faith is stronger, I am stronger and honestly it puts things in perspective. I have a lot of heart for this fight. It’s important and nothing about this fight scares me after what I’ve been through.”
Here's the release by Fiorina's campaign:
"Carly learned more than a year and a half ago that she, like millions of women, had breast cancer. After successfully battling cancer, she had reconstructive surgery this summer and remains cancer free today. However, this morning Carly came down with an infection associated with the reconstructive surgery and, as a result, she was admitted to the hospital to receive antibiotics to treat this infection. While this will impact her campaign schedule today, Carly is upbeat and her doctors expect her to make a quick and full recovery and be back out on the campaign trail soon. Carly is looking forward to getting back to her full campaign schedule and to defeating Barbara Boxer on November 2."