Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's Prostate Surgery 'Went Well'

Secretary of Treasury Jack Lew speaks on US finances and the international economy at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington, DC, January 16, 2014.SAUL LOEB / AFP - Getty Images

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WASHINGTON — Treasury Secretary Jack Lew's treatment for a benign enlarged prostate on Tuesday "went well and as planned," a Treasury spokesperson said.

"The secretary is now resting comfortable and continues to expect to resume his normal schedule in Washington next week," Treasury spokesperson Natalie Wyeth Earnest said.

The 58-year-old Lew became Treasury secretary in February 2013 after serving as President Barack Obama's chief of staff.

— Reuters