Veteran CNN journalist Christiane Amanpour reveals she has ovarian cancer

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Christiane Amanpour
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  • Longtime CNN reporter Christiane Amanpour revealed on Monday that she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

  • Amanpour, who had been off of the air for four weeks, said the last month was "a roller coaster."

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Christiane Amanpour, a longtime fixture in CNN's foreign affairs programming, announced on Monday that she has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Amanpour, who had been off of the air for four weeks, said the last month was "a roller coaster."

"During that time, like millions of women around the world, I have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer," Amanpour said. "I've had successful major surgery to remove it and I'm now undergoing several months of chemotherapy for the very best possible long-term prognosis."

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Amanpour thanked her doctors and NHS staff and said she was grateful to have health insurance while seeking treatment.

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