SINGAPORE – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, today had a successful surgery to remove his prostate gland, said the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
Lee is expected to recover fully.
According to a statement from the PMO, Prof Christopher Cheng, the lead urologist at the Singapore General Hospital who undertook the operation, said: “The surgery went very smoothly, and he is expected to recover fully.”
Cheng confirmed that there was no relationship between the previous lymphoma and the current prostate cancer.
Lee, meanwhile, expressed his gratefulness for the good wishes from all. – BERNAMA