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Spanish tennis player Carla Suárez suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Spanish tennis player Carla Suárez suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma

Spanish tennis player Carla Suárez, who is out of the US Open that is currently being played for medical reasons, announced that she suffers from Hodgkin’s lymphoma and that she will undergo six months of chemotherapy.

«I have to face a complicated reality. It is time to accept it and try to get ahead relying on medical advice. Always positive in the face of adversity, “he said in a video posted on Twitter, sitting on a hospital bed.

«I feel good, I am calm and ready to face whatever comes. Patience and confidence in myself have guided me throughout my career. It will not be the easiest opponent, I will have to do my best, “added the 31-year-old.

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«The medical team tells me that detection is early, its proliferation is curable and small. The reaction will be immediate: we will continue a chemotherapy treatment for the next six months, “he explained.

Currently 71st world player, Suárez had announced that she would retire after the 2020 season. On August 24, she had announced that she will not play the US Open that began on Monday.

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In her career she has won two titles on the WTA circuit and was sixth in the world in 2016. AFP (HN).

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