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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg being treated for cancer

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US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Friday that she is undergoing chemotherapy for a recurrence of cancer.

Ginsburg, 87, one of four liberal justices on the nine-member court, said she plans to remain on the bench “as long as I can do the job full steam.”

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“I remain fully able to do that,” she said in a statement.

Ginsburg said a course of immunotherapy for lesions on her liver had proved unsuccessful but chemotherapy was “yielding positive results.”