HHS secretary has skin cancer removed

WASHINGTON The spot was a basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer and a highly curable type since it typically is easily cut away.

When Sebelius testified before Congress on Wednesday she had a small bandage on her forehead with a puffy, bruised-looking eye just beneath. That is typical of the minor swelling that follows the outpatient procedure.

In a statement, her office said, "The surgery was successful."

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