"After a recent routine yearly physical, it was discovered that I have a very early, highly treatable and curable type of non-Hodgkins lymphoma -- large B-cell lymphoma," the Michigan Republican said in a statement posted on his official Web site.
"My treatment will take place every three weeks over the next few months. It will consist of a series of chemotherapy sessions.
"In between treatments, I will continue my work as a U.S. representative for Michigan's 4th District and as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee.
"Thankfully, my health is otherwise excellent, and my doctors and I expect a full recovery and cure. My family and I appreciate the support, good wishes and understanding we have received."
Camp, 59, has been in Congress since 1991.
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