President Biden had a 'small' cancerous lesion removed from his skin
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President Joe Biden met with the German Chancellor on Friday in the Oval Office at the White House.
Joe Biden, 80, underwent surgery in February for a “small” skin lesion, which was found to be cancerous after examination, his doctor said on Friday , stating that “all cancerous tissue was successfully removed”.
The cancerous lesion, detected and removed during the US President's routine medical examination on February 16, is a basal cell carcinoma and was not not tend to spread or cause metastasis, the practitioner said in a report released by the White House. This sets it apart from more serious forms of skin cancer, such as melanoma, wrote Kevin O'Connor, who also said the area where the lesion was had healed well.
At the end of his medical visit, the doctor recalled that Joe Biden had spent a lot of time in the sun during his youth and that he had already, before ;being president, had surgery for cancerous lesions. He concluded at the time that the 80-year-old president, who intends to seek a second term in the 2024 presidential election, was in good health and fit to serve his duties. functions.
More details to come.