Wednesday, February 21, 2024

CNN Anchor Reveals Cancer Diagnosis On Air


On Monday, “ News Central” anchor announced she is undergoing treatment for stage 3 breast .

“I have never been sick a day of my life. I don't smoke, I rarely drink. Breast cancer does not run in my family,” Sidner said on CNN's air. “And yet here I am with stage 3 breast cancer. It is hard to say out loud.”

According to The Hill, Sidner says she is in her second month of chemotherapy and plans to undergo radiation and a double mastectomy.

The prominent news anchor recently traveled to the Middle East to cover the ongoing fighting between Israel and Hamas and the social unrest the conflict has caused.

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“Seeing the kind of suffering going on where I was and seeing people still live through the worst thing that has ever happened to them with grace and kindness, I was blown away by their resilience,” she told People Magazine as part of an interview published Monday. “In some weird way, it helped me with my own perspective on what I am going to be facing.”

This article was republished with permission from Great America News Desk.

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Nancy Jackson
Nancy Jackson
Nancy grew up in the South where her passion for politics first began. After getting her BA in journalism from Ole Miss she became an arts and culture writer for Athens Magazine where she enjoyed reporting on the eclectic music and art scene in Athens, GA. However, her desire to report on issues and policies impacting everyday Americans won out and she packed her bags for Washington, DC. Now, she splits her time between the Nation’s Capital and Philadelphia where she covers the fast-paced environment of politics, business, and news. In her off time, you can find Nancy exploring museums or enjoying brunch with friends.