British/Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour announced on air that she has been treated for ovarian cancer. Photo: AFP
British/Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour announced on air that she has been treated for ovarian cancer. Photo: AFP
Cancer

Veteran CNN news anchor Christiane Amanpour announces cancer diagnosis, surgery

  • The CNN chief international anchor told viewers that she had undergone surgery for ovarian cancer and will have chemotherapy treatment
  • She first became known to international TV audiences for her coverage of the 1991 Gulf War that followed Iraq’s 1990 invasion of Kuwait

British/Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour announced on air that she has been treated for ovarian cancer. Photo: AFP
British/Iranian journalist Christiane Amanpour announced on air that she has been treated for ovarian cancer. Photo: AFP
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