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Local WSB is reporting that Atlanta Falcons owner and chairman Arthur Blank announced that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

Blank, 73, is scheduled to undergo and “aggressive” treatment that will also include surgery.

Read his full statement is below:

“In December I was diagnosed with a treatable form of prostate cancer. Over the last several weeks Angie and I have visited a number of expert doctors and hospitals across the country to identify the best treatment options for me. I have chosen an aggressive approach that will include surgery and the overall prognosis is good. I’m looking forward to getting this behind me and continuing a very active lifestyle, my upcoming wedding, as well as continued active involvement in our businesses and philanthropic efforts for years to come.”

We will keep you posted with updates as we get them. We sincerely hope for a successful treatment and speedy recovery for Blank.

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