New York (AFP) – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will undergo surgery Tuesday in New York to treat a benign enlarged prostate.
The outpatient procedure will keep him at home for the rest of the week, after which he should be able to resume duties, a spokeswoman said Sunday.
Eight days before the scheduled operation, Lew was treated at a Mexico City hospital for what the Treasury called “a minor medical issue.”
Lew, 58, has served as treasury secretary for the past year after replacing Timothy Geithner in early 2013.Click here for reuse options!
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