Ginsburg to Undergo Chemo

Justice says pancreatic cancer treatment won't affect court schedule
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Mar 17, 2009 11:36 AM CDT
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks to students at New England Law School in Boston on March 13, 2009.    (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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(Newser) – Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently had surgery for pancreatic cancer, will begin chemotherapy later this month, the Supreme Court said today. “I am scheduled to undergo a precautionary post-surgical course of chemotherapy at the National Institutes of Health,” the justice said. She said the treatments shouldn’t affect her court schedule, CNN reports.