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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