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Justice Ginsburg has surgery to remove cancerous growths

 

December 21, 2018



WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery Friday to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court's oldest justice has been treated for cancer since 1999.

Doctors found "no evidence of any remaining disease" and scans taken before the surgery showed no cancerous growths elsewhere in her body, the court said in a statement . No additional treatment is currently planned, it said.

The 85-year-old Ginsburg is the leader of the court's liberal wing. She has achieved an iconic status rare for Supreme Court justices, and is known as the Notorious...



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