Kathy Griffin has lung cancer

Kathy Griffin has revealed she has stage one lung cancer despite never smoking cigarettes and that she will have to have her left lung removed.

The 60-year-old actor-comedienne took to Instagram on Monday to reveal her diagnosis.

‘I’ve got to tell you guys something. I have cancer,’ she told her fans on Instagram.


‘I have lung cancer – and I’ve never smoked’: Kathy Griffin, 60, revealed on Instagram on Monday she has stage one of the disease and will have surgery to have half her lung removed

News: Kathy shared this post on Instagram on Monday

‘I’m going to go into surgery to have half of my left lung removed. Yes, I have lunch cancer even though I’ve never smoked!’ she continued.

She went on to tell her fans that the doctors are ‘very optimistic,’ that surgery will be able to get rid of all the cancer and that no chemo or radiation will be required.

While announcing that she has lung cancer, Griffin also announced that she is vaccinated for COVID and that if she wasn’t, her condition might have been worse.

‘Of course I am fully vaccinated for Covid.

‘The consequences for being unvaccinated would have been ever more serious.’ 

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