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Former Santa Monica City Councilmember Bob Holbrook Undergoing Chemo Therapy

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April 13, 2018

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Former Santa Monica City Councilmember Bob Holbrook is undergoing chemo therapy.

The City Clerk confirms that former City Councilmember Bob Holbrook is undergoing chemo therapy.

The City Council's office would not state anything else definitive about Holbrook's health, except that he has been undergoing treatment for about a year.

Holbrook served on the Council on and off over a 35 year period, ending in 2014. In February, the Council allocated $20,000 to establish a scholarship fund "for a Santa Monica student interested in pursuing an education in civic engagement or public service," to be called the Bob Holbrook scholarship.

According to Wikipedia, Chemotherapy is a category of cancer treatment that uses one or more anti-cancer drugs as part of a standardized chemotherapy regimen. Chemotherapy may be given with a curative intent, or it may aim to prolong life or to reduce symptoms. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chemotherapy

 

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