Jill Biden has skin cancer - doctors remove ulcers


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  ARCHIVE - December 13, 2022, USA, Washington: Jill Biden, wife of the US President, speaks in the South Court Auditorium of the White House. (to dpa 'First Lady Jill Biden has to undergo a small skin operation') Photo: Susan Walsh/AP/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk
Jill Biden is America's oldest First Lady. © dpa, Susan Walsh, SAW where

It's already done: The First Lady of the USA, Jill Biden (71), had to undergo surgery to remove two skin cancerous growths. The medical officer in the White House, Kevin O'Connor, can announce good news again: The 71-year-old is doing 'well' after the procedure and she is 'cheerful' again.

Jill Biden suffered from skin cancer

After several US media reported unanimously in early January that the First Lady of the USA, Jill Biden, would have to undergo an operation, the operation should now be over. 'A routine skin cancer screening found a small lesion over the First Lady's right eye,' said Medical Officer Kevin O'Connor. Biden originally sought treatment for a skin lesion near her right eye, reports 'ntv.de'.

Reading tip: Health dictionary: basal cell carcinoma (white skin cancer) .

The examination confirmed the suspicion of skin cancer. In addition, another affected area was found on the left half of the chest. Both skin areas could be successfully removed during the operation. O'Connor said the ulcers were skin cancer, but the doctor doesn't think the basal cell carcinomas are spreading any further. This distinguishes this form from other, dangerous types of skin cancer.

  First lady Jill Biden disembarks Marine One with U.S. President Joe Biden at Walter Reed Medical Center, where Mrs. Biden is scheduled to undergo Mohs surgery to remove a small lesion above her right eye, in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., January 11, 2023
Jill Biden traveled by helicopter to Walter Reed Military Hospital near Washington. Of course at her side: husband and President Joe Biden. © REUTERS, ELIZABETH FRANTZ, EF

After the operation she is 'cheerful' again

A tissue sample was also taken from Jill Biden, which is still being examined. According to 'ntv.de', the result of this investigation has not yet been determined. O'Connor said the First Lady was still suffering from swelling on her face after the procedure, but she was 'fine' and 'cheerful' again.

For her husband Joe Biden (80), who accompanied Jill to the hospital, is likely to bring back sad memories of his wife's illness. In 2015, his son Beau Biden († 46) died of a brain tumor . All the better that the First Lady now seems to be doing well again. (cre)

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