U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono is recovering from a second surgery following her kidney cancer diagnosis.
On Tuesday, surgeons removed a lesion on her rib. Her staff tweeted that the surgery was successful.
Hirono was diagnosed cancer last month. She also had a kidney removed.
Hirono says she’ll be back at work as soon as possible.
Sen. Hirono is in the recovery room after a successful surgery. Mahalo for your well wishes. -Staff— Senator Mazie Hirono (@maziehirono) June 28, 2017