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Tennis legend and ESPN broadcaster, diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer

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Tennis legend and ESPN broadcaster, has revealed she was diagnosed with stage one ovarian cancer last month.

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‘I wanted to share my stage one ovarian cancer diagnosis and the story behind it as a way to help others,’ the 67-year-old, who was the world number one women’s singles player seven times, wrote on Twitter.

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‘I feel very lucky that they caught it early and expect positive results from my chemo plan.’

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In an article on ESPN, Evert said a malignant tumor was discovered during a preventive hysterectomy early last month.

 

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A second operation revealed that the cancer had been removed during the hysterectomy and had not spread.

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