12:47, December 21 194 0 theguardian.com

2018-12-21 12:47:04
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has two cancerous growths removed from lung

Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery on her lung today to remove cancerous growths.

The 85-year-old judge recently recovered from broken ribs after a fall at her office in Washington.

A statement put out by the supreme court said she underwent a pulmonary lobectomy in New York today to remove two nodules from her lung.

They were determined to be malignant. “Post-surgery, there was no evidence of any remaining disease,” the court’s public information office reports.

More details to follow…

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