Prominent American journalist Christian Amanpur (63) claims to have ovarian cancer. The 63-year-old CNN presenter announced on Twitter on Monday that she had a “successful major surgery” behind her and had to undergo chemotherapy for several months.
The British-Iranian journalist became internationally famous in 1991 over the Gulf War. He has received numerous awards for his work.
Over the past two decades, he has interviewed many top politicians around the world and reported on complex locations such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Rwanda and the Balkans.