Kathy Griffin shared with her fans on Twitter on Tuesday that she had been successfully operated on.
The update came after the 60-year-old comedian revealed her diagnosis of lung cancer over the weekend.
“Wow! I’m so grateful for all the love you send me,” Griffin wrote on his social media account. “My cancer operation went well yesterday. Phew.”
Griffin also revealed that she was “nervous” to talk about her addiction to pills and her thoughts of suicide.
KATHY GRIFFIN HAS STAGE ONE LUNG CANCER
“I was very nervous talking to @Nightline about my suicidal ideation and prescription drug addiction,” the actress wrote alongside a photo of her Alcoholics Anonymous tagline marking one year of sobriety . “This keychain represents the world to me. One day at a time.”
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Griffin had revealed on Monday that she had had a lump on her recently enlarged lung for years and was undergoing surgery to remove it. The actress said her doctors were “optimistic” about her recovery.
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“The doctors are very optimistic because this is the first stage and contained in my left lung. I hope there will be no chemotherapy or radiation after this and my breathing should be working normally. I should. be up and running as usual in a month or less. I’ve been trying to get back to work for four years, making you laugh and entertaining you, but it’s going to be fine, “she said.
Griffin then reminded people to “stay up to date” with their medicals.
If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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