Justice Ginsburg Has Cancer Surgery; Pancreatic Tumor Found Early
Byline: Ben Conery, THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court's only woman and one of its most liberal members, is battling the early stages of a particularly deadly form of cancer.
Justice Ginsburg, 75, underwent surgery Thursday at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City for pancreatic cancer, according to the Supreme Court.
Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in a statement that Dr. Murray Brennan, Justice Ginsburg's attending physician, expected her to remain in the hospital for a week to 10 days.
That time frame would allow Justice Ginsburg to return to the bench when the court's winter recess …
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Publication information: Article title: Justice Ginsburg Has Cancer Surgery; Pancreatic Tumor Found Early. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: February 6, 2009. Page number: A01. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2009 Gale Group.
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