Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has No Remaining Cancer & Will Return To The Supreme Court




  • In Science
  • 2019-01-12 15:15:00Z
  • By Sarah Midkiff
 

After undergoing surgery for early stage lung cancer last month, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be returning to the Supreme Court with a clean bill of health.

"Her recovery from surgery is on track," court spokesperson Kathleen L. Arberg said in a statement, NPR reports. "Post-surgery evaluation indicates no evidence of remaining disease, and no further treatment is required."

It seems nothing can stand in the way of Ginsburg and justice. Even while recovering from surgery and absent from the bench for the first time in her 25 years in the Supreme Court, she continued to work from home, working off of briefs and transcripts. She will continue to work from home next week as she continues to recover, planning to return to the bench before the end of the month. She will sit out oral arguments at the court next week in order to rest.

The cancer was removed early after being discovered while Ginsburg was being treated for a fall resulting in three fractured ribs last November. She underwent surgery to remove one of the five lobes of her lunch on December 21 and was released on Christmas Day. The "Notorious RBG," as her fans lovingly refer to her, has a history of quick recoveries, and this time is no exception.

Last summer, Ginsburg shared that she planned to remain in her position as the most senior member of the Supreme Court for another five years. "I'm now 85," she said over the summer. "My senior colleague, Justice John Paul Stevens, he stepped down when he was 90, so think I have about at least five more years."

While this may have been the third time that Ginsburg has battled cancer, doctors are confident in her long-term health and estimate a full recovery.

Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?

The Rock Slams "Fabricated" Interview Where He Called Millennials Snowflakes

The Pro's Guide To Nailing The Perfect At-Home Manicure

Moschino Had A Code Word For Black Shoppers - & It Leads To A Larger Problem

COMMENTS

More Related News

The Latest: Los Angeles teachers union sued over dues
The Latest: Los Angeles teachers union sued over dues

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Latest on the end of the Los Angeles teachers strike (all times local):

Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concerns
Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concerns
  • US
  • 2019-01-22 18:12:38Z

Trump's proposal on Saturday to relax his immigration policies for young immigrants known as "Dreamers" in exchange for funding for a southern border wall did not appear to be making much headway among Democrats who control the House of Representatives. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will vote on Trump's plan this week but there were doubts it would pass there. Leaders of the House of Representatives have already rejected it.

Supreme Court Allows Redacted Appeal in Possible Mueller Case
Supreme Court Allows Redacted Appeal in Possible Mueller Case

Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible obstruction by President Donald Trump. The dispute apparently marks the first time the Supreme Court has been asked to intervene in the probe. The Supreme Court previously refused to block the daily fines, but the company is still pressing the court to hear an appeal.

Supreme Court lets Trump transgender troop restrictions take effect
Supreme Court lets Trump transgender troop restrictions take effect
  • US
  • 2019-01-22 15:20:36Z

The conservative-majority granted the Trump administration's request to lift injunctions issued by federal judges against the policy while a legal challenge continues in lower courts. Liberal Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor said they would have kept

'Fox & Friends' Apologizes For Airing Graphic That Implied Ruth Bader Ginsburg Died

"Fox & Friends" apologized Monday after airing a graphic that incorrectly

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: Science

facebook
Hit "Like"
Don't miss any important news
Thanks, you don't need to show me this anymore.