Lebanon DA Arnold has surgery to remove brain tumor


LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) – Dave Arnold, the district attorney for Lebanon County and a candidate for state Senate, recently underwent a successful operation to remove a malignant brain tumor, his campaign announced Monday.

“Dave was diagnosed last Tuesday with a brain tumor and underwent successful surgery on Thursday at the Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center,” his campaign said in a statement. “Dave is at home resting comfortably. He will be off work and the campaign trail for a brief period of time but will be returning to both soon.”

Doctors believe Arnold’s prognosis for a full recovery is excellent, his campaign said.

Arnold is the Republican nominee in a special election for the 48th Senatorial District which includes all of Lebanon County and parts of Dauphin and York county. The election is scheduled for Jan. 14.

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