Martina diagnosed with breast cancer

Martina diagnosed with breast cancer

People magazine's Web site posted a story Wednesday quoting Navratilova saying 'I cried' after being informed of the diagnosis following a routine mammogram. The report says Navratilova had a lumpectomy and will begin six weeks of radiation therapy next month. It added that the nine-time Wimbledon champion was diagnosed with a noninvasive form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS.

A surgeon in San Francisco says DCIS strikes almost 70,000 American women a year and that "there's only a 1 percent chance of anyone with this diagnosis would die of breast cancer."

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