SINGAPORE: Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong underwent a successful surgery for prostate cancer on Saturday (Nov 22), according to a news release issued by the office of ESM Goh.
His doctor, Dr Sim Hong Gee, a senior consultant urologist in Gleneagles Hospital and visiting consultant at Singapore General Hospital (SGH), said Mr Goh is expected to make a full recovery as the cancer was localised and detected early.
Mr Goh will remain at SGH for a few days for observation.
WELL-WISHES FOR ESM GOH
Manpower Minister Tan Chuan-Jin asked his followers to join him in wishing ESM Goh a smooth and speedy recovery in a Facebook post on Saturday evening.
“ESM had earlier told me of his condition. It was detected early and the operation was successful. The doctors believe that he should have a full recovery.
Take care ESM!” the post read.