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Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces cancer recurrence, will remain on the Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg announces cancer recurrence, will remain on the Supreme Court

By Dan Berman

Updated 12:49 PM ET, Fri July 17, 2020

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WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 10:  Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court William Rehnquist (R) administers the oath of office to newly-appointed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (L) as U.S. President Bill Clinton looks on 10 August 1993. Ginsburg is the 107th Supreme Court justice and the second woman to serve on the high court.  (Photo credit should read KORT DUCE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Washington (CNN)Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday she is undergoing chemotherapy to treat a recurrence of cancer. The treatment is yielding “positive results.”The liberal justice, 87, said she remains “fully able” to continue in her post.Owing to her age and long medical history, Ginsburg’s health is the subject of widespread interest given her status as a liberal icon. The prospect that President Donald Trump could name a third justice to the Supreme Court would also be a major election issue.Earlier this week, Ginsburg was treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore after having a fever and chills, and undergoing an “endoscopic procedure to clean out a bile duct stent that was placed last August,” the court said at the time.Ginsburg said her cancer treatment is unrelated to this week’s incident.The court ended its term last week with a ruling upholding the ability of Congress and a New York prosecutor to attempt to obtain Trump’s financial records. But th

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