Sophie Thibault temporarily withdraws to treat cancer

Sophie Thibault is temporarily retiring to treat cancer

Suffering from skin cancer, TVA Nouvelles anchor Sophie Thibault will have to give up her duties for a while in order to undergo a surgical treatment.

The journalist announced on the air Thursday that health problems forced her to temporarily withdraw from the media scene, without however specifying the nature of the latter.

It’s Saturday morning through a message posted on Instagram that Ms. Thibault revealed that she suffered from skin cancer. His publication also aimed to thank the Internet users who expressed their support for him, following his announcement on Thursday.

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“This betrayer of the sun left its mark on my face, forehead and nose: actinic keratoses which recently became basal cell carcinomas, which are much more worrying . The word we don't want to hear: skin cancer!” she shared on Instagram.

Ms. Thibault indicated that she had received chemotherapy and surgical treatments in the past few months. An area, however, would have resisted these interventions and now requires further treatment, which consists of “removing a tumor by small layer”.

The TVA Nouvelles anchor will be treated at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital. After the intervention, a period of convalescence will be required.

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