Florida first lady Casey DeSantis finishes chemo for breast cancer

Casey DeSantis, wife of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, is pictured in this file photo. (Ivy Ceballo, Tampa Bay Times)

BOWLING GREEN, Fla. – Florida first lady Casey DeSantis has completed her final chemotherapy treatment after a breast cancer diagnosis, Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday.

The first lady’s diagnosis was made public in October. The governor said she finished the chemotherapy treatments Wednesday, calling it a “big milestone.”

“She’s doing well and we look forward to having good news over the ensuing weeks and months,” the Republican governor said at a news conference in Bowling Green.

Casey DeSantis, 41, has played an active role in her husband’s administration, often appearing alongside the governor at official events. The couple has three children.