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story.lead_photo.caption In this Aug. 19, 2016, file photo U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is introduced during the keynote address for the State Bar of New Mexico's Annual Meeting in Pojoaque. The Supreme Court announced Aug. 23, 2019, that Ginsburg has been treated for a malignant tumor. (AP Photo/Craig Fritz, File)

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining.

The court said Friday the tumor was "treated definitively and there is no evidence of disease elsewhere in the body."

In a statement, the court said a biopsy performed July 31 confirmed a "localized malignant tumor." The court said Ginsburg does not need any additional treatment but will continue to have periodic blood tests and scans.

The court said Ginsburg canceled an annual summer visit to Santa Fe but has otherwise maintained an active schedule during treatment.

Ginsburg, who is 86, has had several bouts with cancer beginning in 1999. In December, 2018, she had surgery for cancerous growths on her left lung.

A sold-out event in North Little Rock featuring Ginsburg scheduled for Sept. 3 will still happen, organizers said Friday.


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  • RBear
    August 23, 2019 at 3:04 p.m.

    Pack no evidence of your claim that her clerks cast her votes. If you've ever heard her speak, and I have and will when she comes to North Little Rock next month, she's much sharper than you are.

  • Illinoisroy
    August 23, 2019 at 3:11 p.m.

    same could be said of you packy.
    Moz, I wanted characterize you as "Normal" more ORDINARY to me.

  • mozarky2
    August 23, 2019 at 3:18 p.m.

    illroy, could you please decode your 3:11 post?

  • Seitan
    August 23, 2019 at 3:23 p.m.

    GM. Obama was upset? Show evidence. You suffer from too many wet Obama dreams for anyone to take you seriously. Have you considered therapy? Maybe a 12-step program?

    August 23, 2019 at 3:32 p.m.

    Aaaaand, there’s pathetic Pack, doing exactly what I predicted he would.

  • PopMom
    August 23, 2019 at 3:40 p.m.


    She only wrote that the law was too broad because it did not include an exception to save the life of the mother.

  • Packman
    August 23, 2019 at 3:40 p.m.

    Hey seitan - Nope. I've never "pined" for anyone's death. Will I be disappointed when Ginsberg dies? Nope. She's lived a long and full life. It's just really sad she chooses to live out her remaining days making a mockery of the highest court in the land.
    Hey Fredo Rbear - There's actually a mountain of circumstantial evidence. That you are blind to it is also really, really sad. If I were you, Fredo, I wouldn't hold my breath about hearing her speak next month.
    Living rent free in creepy armnar's head. I'm flattered, armnar. Truly flattered.

  • Seitan
    August 23, 2019 at 4:04 p.m.

    No need to lie now, Packman. For months, you have gleefully discussed her "eminent demise." We all know you and how you really do not respect life outside the womb. Just own it.

  • RBear
    August 23, 2019 at 5:59 p.m.

    Pack how about we have a bet whether I hear her speak or not. If she speaks, you leave these boards for the rest of the year. If she doesn't, I leave the boards for the rest of the year. Let's see how chickensh*t you are. I'm guessing you won't take the bet. You've chickened out in the past. A lot of hot air and no substance. Is that how you scammed your way to be a tackling dummy?

  • Waitjustaminute
    August 23, 2019 at 6:31 p.m.

    This is serious. Last year, cancer in her lungs. Now, her pancreas. Everybody who's ever fought cancer, or had a close relative who did, knows that once it gets to the pancreas, it's extremely tough to keep it from popping up elsewhere, anywhere, in the body after that. It sounds like her cancer keeps progressing each time it rears its ugly head. The AMA puts the survival rate for pancreatic cancer at 20% after one year.
    On the positive side, she's getting the best medical attention on the planet because of her station in life. On the negative side, she's 86 and has been fighting this in one form or another for 20 years now, and it appears to be getting more serious.
    I wouldn't be surprised to see us having the mother of all Supreme Court nomination fights next year. It'll make Kavanaugh's look like a relative love fest.