“She’s home and doing well,” a statement from the court’s public information office said.
Ginsburg also announced on July 17 – after the Supreme Court had terminated a blockbuster term – that in February a scan had revealed lesions on her liver.
According to her statement, Ginsburg pancreatic cancer, which was treated in 2009, has returned, this time to her liver, and she has tried one of the new immunotherapies for cancer, but has been unable to reduce it. tumors. The chemotherapy she goes through every two years is giving “positive results,” she said at the time.
Due to her age and long medical history, Ginsburg’s health attracted wide interest due to her status as a liberal icon. The prospect of President Donald Trump being able to bring a third justice to the Supreme Court would also be a major electoral issue.
Ginsburg has had several cancer attacks. She had radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer in 2019 and had some tumors taken from her lung in 2018. She had colon cancer in 1999.
This story has been updated with additional background information.
CNN’s Dan Berman contributed to this report.