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Kathy Griffin says she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer

Kathy Griffin
Posted at 5:47 AM, Aug 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-04 15:51:18-04

Kathy Griffin has revealed that she is undergoing surgery for lung cancer and her doctors are optimistic she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.” The comedian took to Instagram and Twitter Monday to say her cancer was caught early and confined to her left lung. The surgery will result in half her left lung being removed. Well-wishers included Jane Lynch, who wrote on Twitter that she is "beaming out to you all my love and vibes for good health,” and Ashley Nicole Black, who wrote: “Praying for you! So many folks got your back!”