Jill Biden To Have Surgery For ‘Small Lesion’ Found In Skin Cancer Screening

First lady Jill Biden will have surgery next week, following a “small lesion” being found under her right eye during a recent, routine skin cancer screening.
Jill Biden

At a glance

  • “In an abundance of caution, doctors have recommended that [the lesion] be removed,” said Physician to the President Dr. Kevin O’Connor.
  • The 71-year-old Biden will have the surgery on Jan. 11 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, in Bethesda, Md.
  • The surgery is a typically an outpatient procedure known as Mohs surgery  in which thin layers of skin is cut away  to look for any sign of cancer.


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