PBS and NPR for Southwest Florida
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

Ann Romney Campaigns for her husband in Ft. Myers

Gage Skidmore
/

Ann Romney, the wife of Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney has been campaigning in Florida this week.   On Thursday she made a stop at the Lee Memorial Health System’s Regional Cancer Center.  Ann Romney is a breast cancer survivor.  She told WINK News  she was impressed by collaborative approach to breast cancer treatment at the Lee Center.

“I was very interested to see how a program like this in a community makes it easier for people that are diagnosed because they can have a lot of their treatment in one place with a lot of input from different doctors,” Romney said.  “And in seeing this I learned that their outcomes are even better.”

Romney said she was particularly admired the bird’s eye view patients receiving treatment have of a nearby hawk’s nest.  She said life on the campaign trail is tiring but also fulfilling.

Valerie Alker hosts All Things Considered. She has been a Reporter/Producer and program host at WGCU since 1991. She reports on general news topics in Southwest Florida and has also produced documentaries for WGCU-TV’s former monthly environmental documentary programs In Focus on the Environment and Earth Edition. Valerie also helps supervise WGCU news interns and contributes to NPR programs.