Amarillo Mayor Ginger Nelson announced today that she will be taking some time off after a cancer diagnosis. The Mayor posted on Facebook Thursday morning, saying “During a recent and routine blood examination, doctors discovered an anomaly that has since been diagnosed as a form of blood cancer.”

Mayor Nelson said her prognosis was good, but she will require treatment. Mayor Nelson is in her second term as Amarillo Mayor.

All of us at Townsquare Media Amarillo wish a speedy and healthy recovery.