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Christiane Amanpour says "I have a whole new lease on life" after battling ovarian cancer

Amanpour, who was diagnosed with stage 2 ovarian clear cell carcinoma in May 2021, tells People she cherishes each day after her recovery. "I am thinking about how I want to live the rest of my really good years," she says. Even romance is on the table. "That's one of the things my brush with mortality has made me want to pursue. Two years of COVID, cancer and chemo have cramped my style in that department. But now I have a whole new lease on life; I'm looking forward again!"
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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour presses Kremlin spokesperson: ‘What are you so afraid of?’

Veteran broadcaster Christiane Amanpour challenged Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov about the resentencing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny and the reaction of the Russian authorities to dissent regarding the war in Ukraine.CNN’s chief international anchor bluntly asked him: “What are you so afraid of?”Amanpour began: “Alexei Navalny has been sentenced, I believe, to nine years in maximum security. People on the streets of Russia have been hoovered up and detained somewhere in the region of, according to the CIA, some 14,000 to 15,000 Russians. You have prevented independent news organisations from calling it a war, from describing anything about it...
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Christiane Amanpour receives the Larry Foster Award for Integrity

URI alum, journalist demonstrates dedication to truth. URI alum Christiane Amanpour of CNN receives the Larry Foster Award for Integrity in Public Communication PHOTO CREDIT: Greg Clark | Staff Photographer. University of Rhode Island alum Christiane Amanpour received the Larry Foster Award for Integrity in Public Communication on Wednesday, Feb....
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Christiane Amanpour to be honored by Arthur W. Page Center for integrity in public communications

KINGSTON, R.I. – Feb. 3, 2022 – University of Rhode Island alumna Christiane Amanpour ’83, Hon’ 95, chief international anchor at CNN, who earned a reputation as a fearless reporter while covering the Persian Gulf and Bosnian wars and as a staunch advocate for reporters to be “truthful, not neutral,” will be honored by the Arthur W. Page Center at its sixth annual awards for integrity Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m.
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Christiane Amanpour Is Undergoing Her Final Chemotherapy Session

Christiane Amanpour is on the long road back to good health after revealing in June that she's been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. The famed journalist told Good Morning America on Wednesday that she will be undergoing her final round of chemotherapy on Thursday. “Tomorrow is my last session after 18 weeks,” the CNN anchor said. She went on to call the whole process “grueling, fatiguing, tiring, and emotionally wearing as well, not to mention physically and can be scary.” But she added that she's been “so lucky” to receive some of the best cancer treatment available, which included stints at The Royal Marsden in London, the MD Anderson Cancer Center in Texas, and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. She also thanked all the people who have taken care of her during this difficult time, saying, “Two unbelievable women, a surgeon and [an] oncologist who looked after me, the incredible support of my friends, my family, my colleagues, my bosses — and that has carried me through.”
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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour: Early Cancer Detection Has Saved My Life

Veteran CNN anchor Christiane Amanpour has an update four months after she revealed her ovarian cancer diagnosis—and it’s good news. Appearing on Good Morning America on Wednesday, the network’s chief international anchor said she’ll have her final chemo treatment tomorrow after 18 weeks. She said the treatment has been “grueling, fatiguing, tiring, and emotionally wearing,” but added: “I have been so lucky.” She paid tribute to her medical team, friends, and family, but said the most important factor in her positive outcome was catching the disease early. Amanpour explained: “I wouldn’t be swayed when I felt a pain that was unusual and I pursued it to the very end of getting my very first ultrasound which is the benchmark for then having a baseline to know whether you’ve caught it early in time and, therefore, cure it—and I use that word advisedly—or not. And whether then you’re left to manage it and try to deal with it in the best way possible.” She added: “I was in the first case.”
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The International Women’s Media Foundation’s 2021 Courage in Journalism Awards Hosted by Christiane Amanpour

The Washington Post is providing this news free to all readers as a public service. For 31 years, the Courage in Journalism Awards have honored more than 100 brave women journalists from 56 countries who refuse to step aside or be silenced in their pursuit of the truth. In 2021, women journalists are facing new challenges: a global pandemic, civil social uprisings, growing distrust of the media and a swell of online violence. Join us to honor the women who have persisted against the odds to share their communities’ stories and open our eyes to injustice.
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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour announces ovarian cancer diagnosis on air

Christiane Amanpour has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer.The longtime CNN journalist, currently the network’s chief international anchor, shared the news on the air on Monday. She had previously been off the air for four weeks due to the diagnosis.“During that time, like millions of women around the world, I’ve been diagnosed with ovarian cancer,” she said.“I’ve had successful major surgery to remove it, and I’m now undergoing several months of chemotherapy for the very best possible long-term prognosis, and I’m confident.”Speaking from her native London, she added: “I’m also fortunate to have health insurance through work, and incredible doctors who...
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