Kathy Griffin has lung most cancers and is present process surgical procedure to have half of a lung eliminated.
The 60-year-old comic shared her prognosis on Monday on social media, noting that it’s stage one and that her docs “are very optimistic.”
“I’ve got to tell you guys something,” the star of Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List started her put up. “I’m about to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed. Yes, I have lung cancer even though I’ve never smoked!”
She continued, “The doctors are very optimistic as it is stage one and contained to my left lung. Hopefully no chemo or radiation after this and I should have normal function with my breathing.”
Griffin stated she “should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.”
The star stated “it’s been a helluva 4 years, trying to get back to work,” whereas coping with backlash from her notorious shoot mocking former President Donald Trump, “making you guys laugh and entertaining you, but I’m gonna be just fine.” She additionally misplaced her mother in March 2020, sharing on the time, “I am gutted. She was my best friend.”
Griffin added on her newest put up, “Of course I am fully vaccinated for COVID. The consequences for being unvaccinated would have been even more serious. Please stay up to date on your medical check ups. It’ll save your life.”