Navratilova, 66, declares that she not has most cancers

cool tennis Martina Navartilova mentioned she is cancer-free practically 4 months after asserting that she had been recognized with throat and breast most cancers.

Navratilova, 66, who received a complete of 59 Grand Slam singles and doubles titles, had mentioned in January that the most cancers was Stage 1.

“So far as , I don’t have most cancers,” Navratilova instructed Piers Morgan for TalkTV in an excerpt from an interview to be printed afterward Tuesday. “I nonetheless have to do the fitting breast in all probability with radiation, however just for a few weeks and that’s extra preventative than anything.”

The most cancers was found in November final yr and Navratilova made an announcement, launched by her consultant on January 3.

On the time, the 18-time Grand Slam champion and Worldwide Tennis Corridor of Fame inductee mentioned her prognosis is nice and she or he would begin therapy in January.

“This double whammy is critical however nonetheless fixable, and I hope for a positive final result,” Navratilova mentioned on the time. “It’s going to suck for some time, however I’ll battle with every part I’ve bought.”

Navratilova was beforehand recognized with a non-invasive type of breast most cancers in 2010 and underwent a lumpectomy.

This time, she mentioned she observed an enlarged lymph node in her neck whereas attending the season-ending WTA Finals in Fort Price, Texas, in November final yr, and a biopsy confirmed early-stage throat most cancers. Whereas Navratilova was present process exams on her throat, she mentioned, the unrelated breast most cancers was found.

Data from Reuters and the Related Press contributed to this report.