Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for malignant tumor on pancreas

Posted on AllSides August 23rd, 2019
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WASHINGTON -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has just completed treatment for a malignant tumor that was discovered on her pancreas.

The Supreme Court announced Friday she "completed a three-week course" of radiation therapy that started on August 5. The "abnormality," was first detected during a routine blood test in early July. A biopsy on July 31 found it to be a malignant tumor.

Ginsburg underwent surgery in late 2018 after cancerous nodules were found in her lungs. She has since returned to the Supreme Court.

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