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WCPO Anchor Kathrine Nero: ‘I Have Breast Cancer’

WCPO morning anchor Kathrine Nero has been off the air for the past couple of weeks and on Wednesday she explained why.

“One month ago today…I found out that I have breast cancer,” Nero told viewers at the end of the Cincinnati ABC-affiliate’s morning newscast, as she fought back tears. “Now, I’m 38–young by breast cancer standards–and I have no family history, so this was the furthest thing from our minds. After the initial shock, it was time to fight it.”

During her time off, Nero underwent a lumpectomy and had some lymph nodes removed. Now she’s waiting on the next step, which will likely be radiation.

Here’s Nero’s announcement…

[WCPO]

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