Rachel Maddow reveals she underwent surgery to remove skin cancer: 'I am going to be absolutely fine'
Rachel Maddow kicked off her show on Wednesday by revealing she had undergone surgery to remove skin cancer. Maddow began addressing the "personal matter" by recalling how she went to a minor league baseball game "a couple of months ago" and how her partner Susan "poked me in the neck" and noticed how her mole "has changed." After quickly dismissing Susan's concern, Susan told Maddow, "No, that mole has changed. We've been together for 22 years, that mole has changed. I know it" and challenged her to ask her hairstylist to see if she would notice the change, which she did. "Long story short: Susan was right, Diane was right. I went to the dermatologist… did a biopsy, turns out it was skin cancer," Maddow said. "Skin cancer accounts for the vast majority of cancers diagnosed in the United States and the vast majority of skin cancers are removable, treatable. But here’s the thing I’m going to tell you. Even the