CNN chief international anchor Christian Amanpur announced on Wednesday that his chemotherapy treatment was coming to an end.
The 63-year-old British Iranian journalist told “Good Morning America” that he would finish his final chemo session on Thursday after 18 weeks of treatment.
In June, Amanpore revealed that he had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer, had undergone successful major surgery to remove it, and would receive a few months of chemotherapy “for long-term potential.”
He said Wednesday that the process was “horrendous, tedious, tedious and emotionally clothed, not to mention physically and can be frightening.”
Amanpore said he was fortunate to receive treatment at one of the world’s leading oncology centers – including The Royal Marsden in London, MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York – and thanked his friends, family and colleagues for their support. Went.
He identified the cancer early, he mentioned, how he felt abnormal pain and was diagnosed with a disease. In her June announcement, she called on other women to educate themselves about ovarian cancer, get regular screenings and “always listen to your body and make sure your legitimate medical concerns are not dismissed or diminished.”
Ovarian cancer is the 18th-most common cancer worldwide and the eighth-most common cancer for women. The American Cancer Society estimates that by 2021, about 21,410 women in the United States will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
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