People Magazine is reporting that tennis Hall of Famer Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with breast cancer, but her prognosis is said to be excellent.
The story: linked here: http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20358261,00.html reports that the nine-time Wimbledon champion cried when she was diagnosed last February. Navratilova recently competed in the Hit for Haiti fundraiser in Indian Wells, Calif., last month along with Lindsay Davenport and Justine Henin.
The People.com report says Navratilova had a lumpectomy and will begin six weeks of radiation therapy next month. It added that the nine-time Wimbledon women’s singles champion was diagnosed with a noninvasive form of breast cancer called ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS.