Martina Navratilova: Tennis nice identified with throat and breast most cancers


Tennis nice Martina Navratilova has been identified with each stage one throat and breast most cancers, her agent advised CNN in an electronic mail Monday.

“This double whammy is serious but still fixable,” the 66-year-old mentioned in a press release on the Girls’s Tennis Affiliation (WTA) web site.

“I’m hoping for a favorable outcome. It’s going to stink for a while, but I’ll fight with all have I got.”

Navratilova, who received 59 grand slam titles in her profession, has already battled breast most cancers in 2010.

The newest prognosis is alleged to be good, in keeping with the assertion, and she is going to start therapy this month.

Navratilova’s agent, Mary Greenham, mentioned the tennis legend found an enlarged lymph node in her neck in the course of the WTA Finals in Fort Value, Texas, which was held from October 31 to November 7.

A biopsy was achieved, and he or she was later identified with stage one throat most cancers, her agent mentioned. When Navratilova was present process throat exams, her agent mentioned a suspicious kind was present in her breast, which later was identified as most cancers.

Greenham mentioned each cancers had been within the early levels with nice outcomes.

Navratilova loved an extended enjoying profession wherein she received 18 grand slam singles titles, 31 grand slam doubles titles and 10 grand slam combined doubles titles. She nonetheless holds the WTA Tour’s all-time file of 167 titles.

After retiring from singles in 1994 on the age of 38, she continued enjoying doubles – and successful titles – into her 40s.

She has remained concerned within the sport as a coach, broadcaster, and ambassador for the WTA Tour, highlighting the significance of preventive checkups to fight particular illnesses comparable to breast most cancers.

Navratilova was resulting from cowl the upcoming Australian Open from the Tennis Channel studio however as an alternative hopes to hitch sometimes by Zoom, Greenham added.