& # 39; When we hadn't recovered from a shock, life surprised us again … this time it's me & # 39 ;: the wife of Iker Casillas reveals that she is fighting cancer of the ovarian cancer weeks after the Spanish heart attack
- Iker Casillas' wife Sara Carbonero has revealed that she is fighting ovarian cancer
- Carbonero & # 39; s shock announcement comes just weeks after the heart attack of Casillas
- She wrote: & # 39; When we had not recovered from one shock, life surprised us again & # 39;
- Carbonero has already undergone surgery to remove a malignant ovarian tumor
The wife of goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who had a heart attack earlier this month, has revealed that she is fighting ovarian cancer.
Sara Carbonero announced the shock announcement on Tuesday.
She said on social media, in an emotional position less than three weeks after her partner had a heat attack during a training for club side Porto: & When we had not recovered from a shock, life surprised us again.
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The wife of Iker Casillas has revealed that she is struggling with cancer for weeks after he had a heart attack
Sara Carbonero made a shock report on Tuesday after being diagnosed a few days ago
& # 39; This time it is me, that six-letter word that I still have trouble writing.
& # 39; A few days ago during a checkup, doctors described a malignant ovarian tumor and I had surgery.
& # 39; Everything worked out and luckily we caught it on time, but I still have a few months to fight while I have the associated treatment.
& # 39; I am calm and confident that everything will be fine. I know the road will be tough but also have a good ending.
Carbonero (R) watches as her husband addressed the media after leaving the hospital
The legendary goalkeeper had a heart attack earlier this month during the Porto training
& # 39; I have the support of my family and friends and a great medical team. & # 39;
The TV sports journalist added: I am using this moment to ask my colleagues in journalism to show the respect and understanding that they have always shown me, especially in these difficult and delicate times for me and my family. & # 39;
Sara & # 39; s whereabouts on Tuesday was unclear.
The 35-year-old, who has two sons with her husband, helped organize his 38th birthday on Monday before breaking the news about her own health struggle.
She was filming in Tarifa in southern Spain, when Casilla, the former punch of Real Madrid, suffered his heart attack on 1 May.
Casillas recently insisted that he should not stop playing football after his recent heart attack
Casillas pictured here with his wife Carbonero during a special event in Madrid last year
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