Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 87, is recovering from a bile duct procedure at a NYC hospital after announcing that the cancer has returned and is receiving chemotherapy
- On Wednesday, the 87-year-old Supreme Court underwent a “bile duct stent review” procedure at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
- The procedure was successful and should be launched by the end of the week
- Earlier this month, a Ginsburg report announced that the cancer she was being treated for in August last year had returned
- A study in February showed liver damage, a biopsy and chemotherapy since May
- She said she would not give up, and said, “I have often said that I will remain a member of the court until I can do all the work. I can still do it. “
Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg in New York performed a surgical procedure to “replace the bile duct stent.”
The Supreme Court released news on Wednesday night that the procedure – being carried out at the Manhattan Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – was a success and that Ginsburg should be released by the end of the week.
The stent was originally placed in August last year when 87-year-old Ginsburg had a cancerous tumor in her pancreas.
According to the Supreme Court’s finding, “stent repairs are common and the procedure performed using endoscopy and medical imaging instructions has been performed to reduce the risk of future infection.”
The procedure is being repeated again, which Ginsburg performed earlier this month at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to clean the stent.
This will happen after Ginsburg – the oldest court judge – announced that the cancer she had been treated for last year had returned.
July 12 In the report, she revealed that she had been being treated for recurrent liver damage since May.
Legions were diagnosed in February with a scan followed by a biopsy. Ginsburg was treated for a pancreatic tumor in August last year.
“I have often said that I will remain a member of the court until I can do all the work. I can still do it, ”she said.
Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg in New York performed a surgical procedure to “replace the bile duct stent.” She was depicted in September last year
Ginsburg is recovering at Manhattan’s Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, where the procedure was performed. It is expected to be launched by the weekend
In a statement, Ginsburg said: “On 19 May. I started a course of chemotherapy (gemcitabine) for cancer to come back.
Periodic February Examination and biopsy showed damage to my liver. My recent hospitalizations to remove gallstones and treat the infection have not been associated with this recurrence.
“First, the immunotherapy proved unsuccessful. However, a course of chemotherapy gives positive results. Satisfied that my course of treatment is now clear, I provide this information.
“My latest survey is on July 7th. Has shown a significant reduction in liver damage and no new disease.
“I tolerate chemotherapy well and I am encouraged by the success of my current treatment.
I will continue two weeks of chemotherapy so that the cancer doesn’t stop and I can maintain an active routine. I have always followed the writing of the opinion and all the other work of the Court. “
Ginsberg (front, second from right) is a persistently liberal vote in a nine-member court
According to the report, Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg (seen last September) was hospitalized to treat a possible infection
2019 August. The Supreme Court has announced that Ginsburg has recently completed three weeks of targeted radiation treatment to remove a tumor found in its pancreas in the summer.
Ginsburg reported no cancer in January this year. In May, she underwent non-surgical gallstones that caused the infection.
Ginsburg’s decision to stay in court in the face of health problems became clear before November. Elections in which Trump is already clearly demanding another four years for the court to continue to move to the right.
In 2016, when Judge Antonin Scalia died suddenly in an election year, Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell prevented the Obama administration from transferring his candidacy to federal appellate court judge Merick Garland.
But saddening the Democrats, McConnell said he would nominate a candidate from the Trump administration on the grounds that the presidency was the first term, meaning that if Ginsburg left, it would be almost certain that its seat would go to the Conservatives, giving it a court order. wing with a majority of 6-3 votes.
Roberts’ court has offered Trump a number of defeats in recent weeks, with Ginsburg’s share of a 6-3 majority extending civil rights protection to LGBTQ people and a 7.2-2 majority denying his claims of presidential immunity from any criminal investigation and congressional oversight. ; and a 5-4 majority that prevented Trump from ending the DACA.
RBG INSTALLATION TIME
Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg announced on Friday that she is currently receiving chemotherapy for cancer recurrence.
The 87-year-old man was treated five times for cancer, broke his ribs several times, and was recently hospitalized for an infection.
But despite her health problems, Ginsburg never allowed her to slow down.
The following is a schedule of health problems in Ginsburg:
1999 Summer: Ginsburg was diagnosed with colon cancer. The disease was diagnosed when she went to the hospital due to doctors believing acute diverticulitis, which is an irritable bowel syndrome.
Doctors treated the cancer at an early stage, and after surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, the cancer disappeared.
February The year 2009: Early stage surgery for pancreatic cancer was performed in Ginsburg. She returned to work at the end of the month when the Supreme Court resumed the hearing.
2012 June: Ginsburg fell home and broke two ribs.
May 2013: Ginsburg fell home and broke his ribs.
2014 November: Ginsburg underwent cardiac surgery to insert a stent after “experiencing discomfort during routine exercise.”
November 2018: Ginsburg fell in her office and broke three ribs. Computed tomography showed it had “abnormalities in one area of the lung,” NPR reported.
2018 December: Ginsburg underwent lung surgery to remove cancerous tumors.
August 2019: Ginsburg has announced that it is being treated for pancreatic cancer. 2020 Month of January. She was declared cancer-free.
May 2020: Ginsburg has been treated for acute cholecystitis, a benign gallbladder condition, according to the NYT.
July 2020: Ginsburg was treated for a possible infection.
2020 July 17: Ginsburg has announced that it is currently receiving chemotherapy for liver cancer, which was diagnosed in February.