Kathy Griffin reveals she has lung cancer as she prepares for surgery

Comedian Kathy Griffin has revealed she has lung cancer.

The 60-year-old told fans she is going to have surgery to have part of one of her lungs removed and will hopefully make a full recovery.

She said she ‘should be up and running around as usual in a month or less’ and will be ‘just fine’.

Griffin wrote on Twitter: ‘I’ve got to tell you guys something. I have cancer. 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! The doctors are very optimistic as it is stage one and contained to my left lung.’

She continued: ‘Hopefully no chemo or radiation after this and I should have normal function with my breathing. I should be up and running around as usual in a month or less.’

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Griffin said she has been vaccinated against coronavirus and ‘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,’ she added.

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