Japan's Empress Emerita Michiko has breast cancer completely removed

National Sep 20, 2019

Japan's Empress Emerita Michiko has breast cancer completely removed

Empress Emerita Michiko's breast cancer has been completely removed and no metastasis has been observed, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday. The agency announced the result of the final pathology examination of the 84-year-old former empress, who underwent successful surgery to remove stage 1 cancer ...

Empress Emerita Michiko undergoes second round of cataract surgery

National Jun 24, 2019

Empress Emerita Michiko undergoes second round of cataract surgery

Empress Emerita Michiko has undergone cataract surgery on both of her eyes, the Imperial Household Agency said Sunday. The 84-year-old former empress has experienced vision difficulties for several years and had been hoping to have the surgery after retiring along with her husband, Emperor Emeritus ...

Empress Emerita Michiko to undergo heart exam

National Jun 7, 2019

Empress Emerita Michiko to undergo heart exam

Empress Emerita Michiko will undergo a heart exam after a blood test earlier this week showed a higher risk of heart failure, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday. The 84-year-old former empress has experienced shortness of breath more frequently during her morning walks since the ...