Justice Ginsburg receiving chemotherapy for recurrence of cancer

Ginsburg is 87

Updated: July 17, 2020 - 1:38pm

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has reportedly been undergoing chemotherapy treatment since May for reoccurring cancer.

The 87-year-old justice made the announcement Friday, as reported first by Fox News.

“I have often said I would remain a member of the Court as long as I can do the job full steam,” Ginsburg said. “I remain fully able to do that."

She has suffered a series a health setbacks in recent years. 

Earlier this week, Ginsburg was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore, where she underwent an endoscopic procedure to clean out a bile duct stent that was placed last August.