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Ginsburg Faces Long Odds in Cancer Fight

Justice remains hospitalized, plans quick return to bench

(Newser) - Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s pancreatic cancer is likely the more common, deadlier variety, with a high incidence of recurrence and a grim survival rate, HealthDay reports. Doctors took some comfort in the likelihood the cancer was found early. “She was able to have surgery, and only people who are... More »

Specter's Cancer Returns

Pennsylvania Republican, 78, says he'll work while undergoing chemotherapy

(Newser) - After three years in remission, cancerous Hodgkin's disease has reappeared in the body of Sen. Arlen Specter, the Pennsylvania Republican said today. "I consider this just another bump on the road to a successful recovery from Hodgkin's, from which I've been symptom-free for three years," said Specter, 78.... More »

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