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What Happened to Martina Navratilova? ‘RHOM’ Star Julia Lemigova Reacts to Navratilova’s Cancer Diagnoses

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As Martina Navratilova’s stage 1 throat cancer and breast cancer became public news earlier in the day, Julia Lemigova expressed her gratitude for the support shown to her. As she posted a picture of herself, Navratilova and their dog on Instagram, she penned a sweet message for her followers thanking them for their well wishes. Larsa Pippen and Lisa Hochstein, Lemigova’s RHOM co-stars, commented on her post with hearts. A message of thanks was also posted on social media by Navratilova. Thank you all again for your support, she tweeted, adding, smiling, and I’m not done yet alongside her tweet.

My phone and Twitter are both blowing up, she wrote. Since Real Housewives launched in 2006, Lemigova and Navratilova have been the first same-sex couple to appear on the series full-time. The nine-time Wimbledon champion has been diagnosed with two separate cancers, according to PEOPLE. According to a spokesperson for the retired athlete, she sought medical care for a swollen lymph node in her neck — which turned out to be cancerous.

‘RHOM’ star Julia Lemigova vows to fight cancer after Wife Martina Navratilova’s diagnosis

Despite the diagnosis of two types of cancer for her wife, Martina Navratilova, “Real Housewives of Miami” star Julia Lemigova remains positive. I would like to thank everyone who has reached out to offer words of support, Julia Lemigova, 50, wrote on Instagram Monday alongside a photo of herself and her wife Martina Navratilova. We will fight this together, she said. In the comments section of Julia Lemigova’s post, some of her “RHOM” castmates expressed their love. Message from Guerdy Abraira: We love you both and we only wish you positive thoughts. Martina Navratilova’s battle with breast and throat cancer was announced earlier Monday. The treatment will begin next week. I am hoping for a positive outcome for this double whammy, the 18-time Grand Slam singles champion told the Women’s Tennis Association. I’ll fight with all my strength for a while, but it’ll stink for a while. In November 2022, while attending the WTA Finals in Fort Worth, Texas, Martina Navratilova noticed an enlarged lymph node in her neck.


Upon further testing, stage 1 breast cancer was discovered as well as stage 1 throat cancer. She underwent a lumpectomy in 2010 after being diagnosed with breast cancer. It was 13 years ago that the tennis legend was initially diagnosed with breast cancer – but in 2010, she was declared cancer-free. She told PEOPLE at the time of her initial diagnosis: It knocked me on the head. I feel so in charge of my life and my body, and then this happens, and I cannot control it. In a statement to the WTA, Navratilova said that she received a good prognosis this time around as well. However, she believes that she will no longer be able to work for Tennis Channel as originally planned during the 2023 Australian Open. Julia Lemigova and Martina Navratilova have been together since 2006. During the US Open in September 2014, they engaged, and in December 2014, they got married.


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