WICHITA, Kansas – KSN has news to share about meteorologist Leon Smitherman.

Last week, Leon underwent surgery to remove colon cancer. Leon tells us his pathology results came back, and he is officially cancer free.

Leon is recovering from his surgery and is slowly working to regain his strength.

Leon posted the following message on his Facebook account.

It has been a rough couple of days in the hospital and I will admit that I’ve had a few set backs. However, thanks to the amazing doctors and the wonderful nursing staff here at Via Christi Saint Francis, along with an unbelievable outpouring of love and support from family and friends. I’m proud to report that my pathology results are back and that I’m Cancer free.”