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Navratilova diagnosed with cancer

Updated: April 7, 2010, 5:20 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been diagnosed with a noninvasive form of breast cancer and her prognosis is considered excellent.

Navratilova said in a phone interview Wednesday that a routine mammogram in January found a lump, and a biopsy the following month determined it was ductal carcinoma in situ, or DCIS. The nine-time Wimbledon women's singles champion had a lumpectomy in March and will start six weeks of radiation therapy next month.

"It was such a shock ...

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