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Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she’s cancer-free

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in December.
(Associated Press)

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has some supreme news: she’s cancer-free.

The long-serving liberal lion of the Supreme Court — whose health travails keep plenty of progressives up at night — told CNN in an interview published Wednesday that she’s rid of cancer on her pancreas after receiving treatment during the summer.

“I’m cancer-free,” Ginsburg told CNN. “That’s good.”

The 86-year-old judicial trailblazer, who has beaten four cancer ordeals in the last two decades, has served on the nation’s highest court since the Clinton administration.

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Ginsburg was briefly hospitalized in November after she experienced chills and a fever.

She is part of the Supreme Court’s minority four-liberal bloc.


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