Tennis Legend Martina Navratilova Has Throat and Breast Cancer

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has revealed she is battling two forms of cancer—an early-stage throat melanoma and an unrelated breast tumor that was discovered at the same time.

She said: “This double incident is serious but still fixable and I hope for a favorable outcome. “It will stink for a while, but I will fight with all I have.”

Her spokesman said the 66-year-old, who has 59 Grand Slam titles and is considered one of the greatest players in history, noticed an enlarged lymph node in her neck.

The statement said: “When it did not go down, a biopsy was performed, which turned out to be stage one nasopharyngeal cancer.

“At the same time Martina was undergoing throat exams, a suspicious shape was found on her chest, which was later diagnosed as cancer, completely unrelated to throat cancer.”

Navratilova was diagnosed with non-invasive breast cancer—carcinoma in situ—in 2010. She had a lumpectomy and radiation therapy, and became an advocate for routine screenings. and women’s health care.

“I got lucky,” she said earlier this year.

Navratilova, a commentator for The Tennis Channel, will begin treatment this month. “The prognosis is good,” her representative said, adding that the cancer was caused by the human papillomavirus. responds very well to treatment.”


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