First Lady Jill Biden will undergo surgery next week to remove a lesion above her right eye.
According to a medical memo released Wednesday by her press secretary.
The president’s physician, Kevin O’Connor, said in the memo that a “small lesion” was found. Above Biden’s right eye during a routine skin cancer screening.
“Out of an enough of caution, doctors recommend removing it,” O’Connor said.
The first woman was scheduled for what O’Connor referred to as a “simple outpatient. Procedure” known as Mohs surgery to remove tissue and examine it. The procedure will take place on January 11 at Walter Reed. National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Further information was not immediately available. More details will be provided. After the procedure, Biden’s press secretary, Vanessa Valdivia.
Who released the memo in a tweet Wednesday night, told todaystrendnews News.
According to the American Cancer Society, Mohs surgery involves. removing a very thin layer of skin from the lesion and examining the sample under a microscope.
Beau Biden, the president’s son, died in 2015 after a long battle with brain cancer.
Jill Biden, 71, is an advocate for cancer prevention and treatment. And she teamed up with the American Cancer Society in October to launch. A roundtable on breast and cervical cancer.
Her scheduled surgery comes a year. After she pledged to “end the tragedy of cancer as we know it.” By working to support cancer patients and their families. And encouraging Americans to rank cancer screening.