ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Maryland Senate President Mike Miller said “the news is largely good” regarding his battle with cancer.

In a letter to his colleagues last week, he said while he still has back pain due to the cancer in his bones, he continues to face an improving diagnosis.

READ MORE: Firefighter Injured In Two-Alarm Fire In Severn Sunday

In January, the longtime legislator announced he was fighting advanced prostate cancer.

READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Are Searching For A Missing Man, Last Seen In Woodlawn

Related Coverage:

MORE NEWS: Demolition On Perkins Homes To Begin

Miller also thanked his fellow legislators for their hard work during the past session and said he looks forward to continuing to work with them.