Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg undergoes surgery to remove cancerous nodules

December 23, 2018 by JNS
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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery on Friday at Memorial Sloane Kettering Center in New York to remove cancerous nodules from her lungs.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Credit: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Credit: European University Institute/Flickr.

“Two nodules in the lower lobe of her left lung were discovered incidentally during tests performed at George Washington University Hospital to diagnose and treat rib fractures sustained in a fall on November 7,” according to a statement from the court.

“Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease,” the statement said.

The 85-year-old has survived two previous fights with cancer.


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