Gérard Collomb announces that he suffers from stomach cancer

Former Interior Minister Gérard Collomb announced on Friday, September 16, that he was suffering from stomach cancer. “Last Monday I learned that I had stomach cancer. I will fight against the disease with the same energy that I had put at the service of Lyon, of our metropolis when I exercised the functions of mayor and president “said on his Twitter account the former city councilor, support from the first hour of Emmanuel Macron.

A long-time member of the Socialist Party, Gérard Collomb had supported Emmanuel Macron’s candidacy for the 2017 presidential election and joined La République en Marche. From 2017 to 2018, he had been Minister of State, Minister of the Interior, in the government of Edouard Philippe. Defeated in the last municipal elections of 2020, Gérard Collomb was mayor of Lyon for just under twenty years.

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