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Jack Lew to undergo prostate surgery

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will undergo surgery in New York Tuesday, in will miss the rest of this week recovering.
By Gabrielle Levy   |   March 24, 2014 at 8:52 AM   |   Comments

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March 24 (UPI) -- Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew is scheduled to undergo surgery to "treat a benign enlarged prostate" in New York Tuesday.

Lew, 58, visited a hospital while on last week's trip to Mexico. Following the surgery, Lew will spend the rest of this week recovering in New York before returning to Washington, his office said.

A person familiar with the situation said Lew's physicians confirmed the secretary does not have prostate cancer.


[Wall Street Journal]

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