Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for a malignant tumor on the pancreas, the Supreme court says

in the proximity ofvideo Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg completed three weeks of radiation therapy

SCOTUS justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg completion of radiation therapy for the treatment of a tumor on her pancreas.

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has concluded that three weeks of radiotherapy in a New York hospital for the treatment of malignant tumor on her pancreas, the court said on Friday.

“The tumor has been treated definitively and there are no signs of the disease elsewhere in the body,” a spokesman for the court said in a statement. “Justice Ginsburg continued regular blood tests and scans. No further treatment is necessary at this time.”

An anomaly at the beginning of July has been detected during a routine blood test and a subsequent biopsy showed the tumor.


Ginsburg, 86, started the radiation on Aug. 5 at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and received outpatient treatment, the statement said. As part of their treatment, a biliary stent was placed on your pancreas.

“The justice tolerated the treatment well”, the statement said. “She canceled her annual summer visit to Santa Fe, but otherwise maintained an active schedule.”

Earlier this month, Ginsberg a screening of Fiddler went to the roof of the National Yiddish theatre folk bee, where she received a standing ovation.

Sources tell Fox News that Ginsburg has to hold no desire to step down from the Bank and plans have their place, as long as your medical condition permits this.

The new Supreme court term is expected to be on Oct. 7 and the judges return to rule, to work, in September. So far, Ginsberg 11 public events planned for September and has not been canceled, each of you up today, according to NPR.

Ginsburg to undergo lung cancer surgery in December, and has for the two previous battles with cancer. She had colon cancer in 1999 and pancreatic cancer in 2009. While recovering from the Operation, they lacked arguments to the court in January, her first illness-related absence in more than 25 years as a justice.

Fox News’ Bill Mears and Shannon Bream and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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