WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday night after becoming ill in her chambers, the high court said.
She fell ill at 4:50 p.m., about an hour after receiving intravenous iron therapy to treat an iron-deficiency anemia, the court said in a statement.
Ginsburg, 76, felt faint and became light-headed, and an evaluation showed she had slightly low blood pressure. She was taken to Washington Hospital Center "as a precaution" about 7:45 p.m., the court said.
The justice had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer this year, but said she was cancer-free after an operation to remove her spleen and a tumor on her pancreas, The Washington Post reported Thursday.