Chris Evert announces she’s cancer-free, one year after diagnosis

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New York Daily News

Tennis champion Chris Evert is cancer-free. The 18-time grand slam winner broke the good news in an ESPN article Tuesday, just over one year after she announced her ovarian cancer diagnosis. “Today, I’m cancer-free, and there’s a 90% chance that the ovarian cancer will never come back,” Evert wrote. Evert, 68, was diagnosed in December 2021 after a malignant tumor was discovered in her left fallopian tube following a preventive hysterectomy. She underwent the procedure after her sister Jeanne died from ovarian cancer. The sibling had a BRCA gene that made her more likely to develop ovarian can…

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