According to the White House doctor, all cancerous tissue has been removed and the president does not need further treatment.
President of the United States From Joe Biden skin cancer has been successfully removed, says the White House doctor Kevin O’Connor.
Based on a sample taken last month, the president was diagnosed with basal cell cancer, or basalioma.
According to O’Connor, all the cancerous tissue has been successfully removed and no further treatment is needed. He adds that basal cell carcinoma does not usually spread or metastasize.
According to O’Connor, the cancerous tissue was removed during a routine check-up in February, after which Biden was found to be healthy and able to carry out his duties.
80-year-old Biden is the oldest person to sit as president of the United States. He is expected to officially announce his plans for the next season in the near future.
Source: AFP, Reuters