Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been released from the hospital five days after being treated for lung cancer, CNN reports.
According to the Court, Ginsburg was discharged on Christmas Day and is now at home. She had undergone surgery on Dec. 21 to remove two malignant nodules in her lung, and after the procedure doctors said there was no evidence of any remaining disease.
Ginsburg was hospitalized last month after fracturing three ribs in a fall, but she returned to work almost immediately. It was because of this November hospitalization that the nodules in her lungs were discovered, the Supreme Court says. The 85-year-old Supreme Court justice has survived cancer twice but has never missed a single day of oral arguments.