SU women’s basketball player Tiana Mangakahia diagnosed with breast cancer

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse University women’s basketball player Tiana Mangakahia announced on Monday that she has breast cancer. 

Mangakahia, 24, a native of Australia, has been diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer and will begin chemotherapy on Friday, and also have surgery after treatment.

In her statement, Mangakahia said:

“I know this will be tough, but I will get through it. This is just the beginning for me and I will come out stronger. I have much more to accomplish and I hope to inspire others to overcome their own adversity just like I know I will.”

To read her complete statement, visit https://cuse.com/news/2019/7/1/womens-basketball-i-will-come-out-stronger.aspx

Coach Quentin Hillsman posted this on his Twitter account:


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